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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|

Reviews: 91 Points, Rupert Joy, Decanter

91 Points, Rupert Joy, Decanter

Loveblock, Tee Sauvignon Blanc, Awatere Valley, 2019

Refreshing, innovative wine made with green tea powder (hence the name) as an antioxidant in place of SO2. Appealing zesty tangerine and apple compote aromas, with an intense, mouthfilling grapefruit attack on the palate. Organic.

Drinking Window 2021 – 2023

Score: 91 Points

Rupert Joy, Decanter (February 2021)

Monday, January 11, 2021|Wines|

Reviews: John Bartlett, NZ Wine Directory

John Bartlett, NZ Wine Directory

Loveblock Organic Pinot Gris 2020Awatere Valley, Marlborough, NZ.Very pale straw with pale golden hues in colour. Aromas of ripe pears, melon, apple and citrus notes in the nose. A dry crisp palate with juicy pear, green apple & rock melon flavours. Nice tension on the palate with bright acidity, pear skin […]

Monday, January 11, 2021|Wines|

Awards: Pinot Gris/Grigio of the Year, Winestate Magazine Wine Of The Year Awards 2020

Pinot Gris/Grigio of the Year

WINNER OF THE KEWCO TROPHY – 2019 Loveblock Marlborough Pinot Gris

Thursday, December 17, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: 5 Stars, Sam Kim, Wine Orbit

5 Stars, Sam Kim, Wine Orbit

2020 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc – An elegant rendition of the variety with textural mouthfeel and refinement; the beautifully lifted bouquet shows Granny Smith apple, apricot, fresh herb and lemon peel aromas with a hint of gun smoke. It’s focused and concentrated on the palate, delivering excellent vibrancy together with […]

Thursday, December 17, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: 93 & 90 Points, Candice Chow, Raymond Chan Wine Reviews

93 & 90 Points, Candice Chow, Raymond Chan Wine Reviews

Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc 2020, MarlboroughBright, pale straw-yellow, lighter watery on the rim. The nose is well-packed with exotic fruit aromas of pineapple, green guava along with cut grass and aromatic white spice dusting. Medium-bodied, the fruit possesses good intensity, the palate is salivating with aromas of […]

Thursday, December 17, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: 5 & 4 Stars, Winestate Marlborough Tasting 2021

Winestate Marlborough Tasting 2021

Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020 Certified organic, this is a top vintage of this single-vineyard, Awatere Valley wine. Showing excellent complexity (one-third of the blend was aged in a mix of clay amphorae, barrels and concrete eggs), it is mouthfilling, fleshy, sweet-fruited and dry, with concentrated, ripely herbaceous flavours and a […]

Thursday, December 17, 2020|Wines|

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