Battle of the Blancs, Cameron Douglas MS

New Zealand reigns supreme at Southern Sauvignon Blanc ‘Test Match’

Top New Zealand and South African Sauvignon Blancs scrum for winning title, in honour of 100 years of All Blacks x Springbok rugby

We have played the old foe for a century: always tough, always fair. And this weekend, our All Blacks take on the mighty Springboks […]

Wednesday, October 6, 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: 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: 94 Points, Cameron Douglas MS

2020 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

“(Organic, vegan) – Distinctive, almost exotic, pure, ripe and varietal with aromas of lemons and grapefruit, white spice and wild flowers, apple and sweet herbs. Silky texture and a core of fruit gave way to the youthful refreshing line of acidity, soft herb and flavours of forest flowers, mineral and spices. […]

Tuesday, December 1, 2020|Wines|

Reviews: 95 Points, Cameron Douglas MS

2018 Loveblock Central Otago Pinto Noir

“An enticing sweet oaked scented bouquet with aromas of vanilla and crushed clove then strawberry and dark cherry, a mix of bracken and undergrowth and some toasty oak spice moments. Delicious on the palate with a warm and generous package of flavours and textures – sweet red berry fruits and […]

Wednesday, August 21, 2019|Wines|

Reviews: 94 Points, Cameron Douglas MS

2018 Loveblock Marlborough Gewurztraminer

“Fragrant, floral, fruity, spicy and very attractive bouquet of Gewurz’. Flavours of white fleshed fruits, rice pudding, white flowers and baking spices, a soft herbaceous layer and white stone mineral core. Weight and creamy, lengthy and delicious. Perfect wine for Peking Duck. Drink now and through 2023.”

94 Points, Cameron Douglas MS, World […]

Monday, July 22, 2019|Wines|

Reviews: 90 Points, Cameron Douglas MS

2014 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Gris

“The bouquet shows both a complex wine as well as specific bottle-development aromas. Heirloom lemon and pear, tea and other floral spices, some preserved apple and stony soil complexities. Dry on the palate with flavours that mirror the nose, medium+ acidity, medium weight, balanced and quite lengthy. Drink now and through […]

Monday, July 22, 2019|Wines|

Reviews: 88 Points, Cameron Douglas MS

2018 Loveblock Marlborough Sweet Riesling

“Varietal, fruity and floral with aromas of green apple, lemon and jasmine. Off-dry on the palate with a noticeable sweetness and flavours that mirror the nose. Very youthful with a nervous tension from the acidity contrasted by lemon and apple flavours. Decent length and finish. Best wait a year or two […]

Monday, July 22, 2019|Wines|

Reviews: 95 Points, Cameron Douglas MS, The Shout

2018 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc – Organic & Vegan Friendly

“Very attractive bouquet of Sauvignon Blanc with a core of fruit then a lees-like spice layer as well as a hint of vanilla. Silky texture on the palate with flavours of citrus and gooseberry, some tropical fruits and persimmon. A tangerine peel note and wild flowers. […]

Friday, March 1, 2019|Wines|

Reviews: 91 Points, Cameron Douglas MS, The Shout

2016 Loveblock Central Otago Pinot Noir – Sustainable & Vegan Friendly
“Attractive and complex bouquet with aromas of rose and sweet oak, wild flowers and red berry fruit. Dry on the palate with a youthful tension and poise from chalky tannins and abundant acidity. Still developing, a wine that needs decanting or cellar time. Best from […]

Tuesday, November 13, 2018|Wines|

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