Fernand Engel Vendanges Tardives Schofweg Pinot Gris 2018

100% Pinot Gris. Fabulously exotic nose of mango, spiced lychee and ripe orange zest. Rich and intense on the palate with complex and firm flavours. Long finish with plenty of potential to develop. Score – 97. (Decanter World Wine Awards, 2020) Alcohol/Vol12% Made InAlsace, France Sugar Content146 g/L VarietalPinot Gris $41.75

Fernand Engel Praelatenberg Riesling 2017

A spicy hint of maple syrup precedes the ripe red apple notes on the nose. The palate is lemony and shines with bright, slender but concentrated freshness. The dry, lasting finish returns to the notion of apple with a lovely touch of bruised apple skin. Score – 93. (Anne Krebiehl, MW, Wine Enthusiast, Nov. 1, […]

Domaine Brunely Vacqueyras 2020

A blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre with splashes of Cinsault and Carignan, this wine was aged in concrete vats, keeping the fresh fruit and florals at the fore. Expect to find juicy red berries, rose petals and a sprinkling of white pepper, all wrapped in palate-puckering tannins. A perfect wine for rich, fatty meat […]

Stephane Usseglio Papale Cuvée 2018

Sugar Loaf Sauvignon Blanc 2022 Wonderfully ripe and inviting, the bouquet shows ripe peach, feijoa, crunchy apple and lime/lemon peel aromas, followed by a flavoursome palate offering terrific fruit power and vibrancy. Gorgeously expressed for fabulous drinking. At its best: now to 2025. Score – 94. (Sam Kim, wineorbit.co.nz, July 2022)