Reviews: 25 of the Best Sauvignon Blancs for 2020, VinePair

25 of the Best Sauvignon Blancs for 2020

“A classic French grape, Sauvignon Blanc has been the star player in Loire Valley Sancerre and a key supporting role in white Bordeaux wines for centuries. With a variety of flavor profiles that reflect its terroir (Old World Sauvignon Blancs tend to have a prominent minerality, while versions grown in Australia, California, […]

Monday, May 25, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: 88 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2019 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

“Currently this vintage of Loveblock is ultrayoung, with what feels like a fair whack of sulfur overlaying the fruit. Peach, tropical fruit and honeysuckle are there, along with a flicker of something herbal. The palate is creamy with nicely balanced acidity and a bitter note on the finish.”

88 Points, Wine Enthusiast, […]

Friday, May 1, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: 90 Points, Wine Spectator

2019 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

“Peach, pear and citrus flavors are plump and juicy with a thread of floral details and whiffs of lemongrass and dried mango on the finish. Drink now. 35,000 cases made. 35,000 cases imported.” — MW

90 Points, Wine Spectator (April 2020)

Thursday, April 2, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: New Zealand Wines 2020: Michael Cooper’s Buyer’s Guide

New Zealand Wines 2020: Michael Cooper’s Buyer’s Guide

2014 Loveblock Marlborough Bone Dry Riesling

Still on sale, the 2014 vintage (4 STARS) was estate-grown in the lower Awatere Valley. Showing some toasty, bottle-aged development, it is full-bodied, with tangy acidity, a minerally streak and a strong surge of ripe, peachy, slightly spicy, fully dry (1.4 grams/litre of […]

Monday, March 16, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: 4 Stars, Winestate

2019 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

“Estate-grown in the lower Awatere Valley, this punchy, partly barrel-fermented wine is fresh and weighty, with good intensity of ripe, tropical fruit flavours, a touch of complexity, and a dry, appetisingly crisp finish.”

4 Stars, Winestate, Recent Releases Tasting May/June 2020 (March 2020)

Thursday, March 12, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: 4 Stars, Winestate

2019 Loveblock Central Otago Pinot Noir

“Delicious young, this single-vineyard red was hand-picked at Bendigo and partly (50%) barrel-aged. Bright ruby, it is perfumed and supple, with vibrant, ripe, sweet-fruit flavours to the fore, in a very charming style.”

4 Stars, Winestate, Recent Releases Tasting May/June 2020 (March 2020)

Thursday, March 12, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: Bob Campbell MW, The Real Review

Bob Campbell MW, The Real Review

2014 Loveblock Marlborough Bone Dry Riesling 4 Stars / Top Rank / Top Value / #9 of 49 2014 Riesling from Marlborough

2019 Loveblock Central Otago Pinot Noir 4 Stars / Top Rank / #5 of 15 2019 Pinot Noir from Central Otago

2019 Loveblock […]

Monday, January 13, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: Michael Cooper, WINESTATE Marlborough Tasting March/April 2020 Issue

WINESTATE Marlborough Tasting March/April 2020 Issue

Loveblock Marlborough Gewürztraminer 2018 Perfumed, rich wine, estate-grown in the lower Awatere Valley. Full-bodied and intensely varietal, with concentrated, ripe, peachy, spicy flavours, gentle sweetness, a slightly oily texture and a fresh, long finish. Fine value. $22

Loveblock Marlborough Pinot Gris 2019 Certified organic, this estate-grown, […]

Saturday, December 21, 2019|Wines|

Feature: Restaurant & Cafe, International Recognition

INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION

“Kiwi winery Loveblock has had its Pinot Noir Central Otago named amongst the prestigious Wine Spectator Top 100 List for 2019.

Each year, the Wine Spectator, the world’s leading authority on wine, publishes a list of the most exciting wines from around the world from a pool of over 15,000 wines.

“We’re so excited to see […]

Wednesday, December 11, 2019|Interviews, Wines|

Reviews: 3 Stars, Cuisine

2018 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

3 Stars, Cuisine, Issue #198 NZ Sauvignon Blanc Tasting (Jan 2020)

Wednesday, December 11, 2019|Wines|

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