Reviews: 92 Points, Dr Jamie Goode

2016 Loveblock Central Otago Pinot Noir

“Has a green edge to the sweet berry fruits. Fresh and supple. Quite a ripe style with lots of polish, but also some greenness. 92/100.”

92 Points, Dr Jamie Goode, (May 2019)

Thursday, August 22, 2019|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: 4 Stars, Winestate

2018 Central Otago Pinot Noir

“Dusty earthy style with gentle oaky aromas and ripe upfront raisined fruit flavours with a soft leathery textured finish.”

4 Stars, Winestate New Release Wine Show (May 2019)

Wednesday, July 17, 2019|Wines|

Reviews: 90 Points, Wine Spectator

2017 Loveblock Central Otago Pinot Noir

“Savory and distinctive, with minty herbal and minerally crushed rock details to the core of firm cherry and raspberry flavors, accented by clove and cumin notes. The Tannins firm up on the finish. Drink now through 2030.”

90 Points, Wine Spectator (May 2019)

Tuesday, May 28, 2019|Wines|

Reviews: 91 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2017 Loveblock Central Otago Pinot Noir

“This is a tightly wound, laser-focused Pinot that offers lifted aromas of red raspberry, cherry flowers, savory herb, stalk and a streak of mushrooms in hoisin sauce. A long line of savory tannins knit together crunchy fruit on the palate and flow right through to the herb-flecked finish.”

91 Points, Wine […]

Tuesday, May 28, 2019|Wines|

Feature: Loveblock Is New New Zealand Wine

Loveblock Is New New Zealand Wine

“Though I would be surprised if Erica and Kim Crawford were not sick of hearing about their old winery, Kim Crawford Wines, I need to mention it in this discussion. Kim Crawford the wine label put New Zealand on the world wine map with its lean and green sauvignon blanc […]

Thursday, May 9, 2019|Interviews, Wines|

Feature: The Real Review, Four New Zealand wines in Wine Spectator Top 100

Four New Zealand wines in Wine Spectator Top 100
“New Zealand was a high performer in 2018 with four wines in the Wine Spectator’s influential Top 100 list. The wines were:

12th – Felton Road Bannockburn Pinot Noir 2017, Central Otago, 96 points (7,120 cases made)
21st – Scott Base Pinot Noir 2016, Central Otago, 93 points (5,000 cases made)
32nd […]

Friday, January 18, 2019|Wines|

Reviews: Gypsy Caravan – Vegan Winemakers Lunch

“There’s no better way to spend your Sunday afternoon wining and dining at Ponsonby’s much-loved Gypsy Caravan. Especially when it’s a vegan affair, where seasonal veggies are brought to life in the form of delicious plant-based dishes.

Known for their sophisticated vegan fare, Gypsy Caravan opened up their beautiful courtyard yet again to host another Vegan […]

Wednesday, November 28, 2018|Interviews, Wines|

Awards: Wine Spectator, Top 100 of 2018

2015 Loveblock Central Otago Pinot Noir – Sustainable
“Rich and creamy, with clove-scented notes of black cherry, plum and licorice that are vibrant and expressive, while intriguing details of forest floor and fresh herb linger, adding another dimension. Shows terrific harmony on the finish. Drink now through 2028.—M.W.”

Ranked #42 in the Top 100 of 2018, 92 Points, […]

Thursday, November 22, 2018|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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