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: 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|

Reviews: 4 Stars, Michael Cooper, NZ Listener

2014 Loveblock Marlborough Sauvignon Gris

“Probably now in peak form, this distinctive Awatere Valley wine was bottle-aged for several years before its recent release. Medium to full-bodied (12.5% alc/ vol), it has deep, ripely herbal, slightly toasty flavours, which show good complexity, and a finely textured, dry, lingering finish.”

4 Stars, Michael Cooper, NZ Listener (March 2019)

Monday, March 11, 2019|Wines|

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