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Reviews: 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast

90 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2019 Loveblock Central Otago Pinot Noir – 90 Points

Wine Enthusiast (Aug/Sep 2021)

Monday, May 24, 2021|Wines|

Reviews: 93 Points, WineFolio

93 Points, WineFolio

Loveblock Pinot Gris 2020

A Marlborough wine, Loveblock – a personal brand, and return, from winemaker Kim Crawford. Palest green-yellow in the glass, with delicious aromas of wild fennel, golden apple, cardamom and pear. Crisply dry, light to medium bodied, with a lively line of acidity. Fresh ginger, lychee, greengage, basil, and rockmelon flavours […]

Monday, May 17, 2021|Wines|

Reviews: Cameron Douglas MS, World of Wine

Cameron Douglas MS Tasting Notes, World of Wine Winter Edition

2020 Loveblock Central Otago Pinot Noir – 95 Points

Vibrant, complex, ripe, varietal and intense pinosity with aromas of crushed black cherry, dried raspberry and plum compote. There’s a core of mineral and toasty leesy complexity. Bright, fresh, precise, fruity and quite delicious on the palate. […]

Wednesday, May 5, 2021|Wines|

Reviews: Joe Czerwinski, Wine Advocate

2019 Pinot Gris

“Tighter, crisper and leaner than many New Zealand Pinot Gris by virtue of its extreme, elevated coastal site. Loveblock’s 2019 Pinot Gris still shows some honeyed richness on its medium-bodied palate, providing welcome relief to the tart, mixed-citrus aromas and flavors. Give it another year in the cellar, and be rewarded with greater […]

Thursday, April 29, 2021|Wines|

Reviews: Toast Patio Season With These Top Tasting Sauvignon Blancs, Forbes

Toast Patio Season With These Top Tasting Sauvignon Blancs

Sauvignon Blanc’s flavor profile tends toward racy, energetic ebullience making it ideal for warm-weather sipping. France’s Loire and Bordeaux regions are masters of the varietal, but in past decades regions such as New Zealand, California, and Chile have jumped into the game, making their own zesty expressions. […]

Tuesday, March 23, 2021|Wines|

Reviews: 91 Points, Tina Gellie, Decanter

25 of the best New Zealand wines for spring

Loveblock, Pinot Gris, Marlborough, New Zealand 2020

Appealing musky pear-drop aromas lead on to a just-dry palate of juicy tinned peaches and pears. The creamy, quite weighty mouthfeel is nicely balanced by flinty mineral acidity, giving a gentle but succulent wine that would be delicious with roast pork. […]

Wednesday, March 17, 2021|Wines|

Features: EOD Drinks With Erica and Kim Crawford, Founder and Winemaker of Lovebloc‪k‬, VinePair

EOD Drinks With Erica and Kim Crawford, Founder and Winemaker of Lovebloc‪k‬

“In this episode of “EOD Drinks,” the VinePair team is joined by Kim Crawford, creator of the eponymous Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc, and his wife, Erica Crawford. Hailing from New Zealand, the Kiwi duo is credited by many for popularizing the jubilant and zesty […]

Monday, February 22, 2021|Wines|

Reviews: 94 Points, Cameron Douglas MS, The Shout

94 Points, Cameron Douglas MS, The Shout

2020 Loveblock Marlborough Pinot Gris (Biogro/Organic)

“Plush, fresh, elegant and varietal. A core of fruits showcasing white peach, red and yellow apples, pear and white spice. On the palate – a coarse silk texture precedes flavours of white fleshed orchard fruits, citrus peel and leesy spice layers. Nice acid line […]

Tuesday, February 9, 2021|Wines|

Reviews: Bob Campbell MW, The Real Review

Bob Campbell MW, The Real Review

2020 Loveblock Marlborough Gewurztraminer – 4 Stars2020 Loveblock Marlborough Dry Riesling – 4 Stars2020 Loveblock Marlborough Pinot Gris (Organic) – 3 Stars

Bob Campbell MW, The Real Review (February 2021)

Tuesday, February 9, 2021|Wines|

Reviews: Mark Henderson, Otago Daily Times

A tasty look at sav blancs

Mid-January. Depending on where you are as you read this, you may be basking in the glow of summer and dreaming of a cool sav blanc, the condensation forming beads as it trickles down the bottle.

Of course, writing this ahead of publication is fraught with the risk that it could […]

Thursday, January 21, 2021|Wines|

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