Reviews: 93 Points, Falstaff

2021 Loveblock Marlborough TEE Sauvignon Blanc

“An unusually golden hue and a nose of baked apple mark this out as an unusual Sauvignon Blanc. Green tea powder was used in place of sulphur dioxide as an antioxidative and has created an unusually creamy, mellow but sprightly fresh Sauvignon Blanc. A different but rather delicious take,” 93 […]

Monday, August 1, 2022|Wines|

Reviews: Mark Henderson, Otago Daily Times

2021 Loveblock Marlborough Pinot Gris

Fragrant nose with aromas of fruit pastille mixed with pear and a wisp of herb. Perfumed without overt sweetness. Supple and rounded palate, yet an appealing crispness too which keeps this fresh and lively. Spiced pears fill the palate, lime cordial notes with aeration. Very true to the grape, showing a […]

Wednesday, July 20, 2022|Wines|

Reviews: Phil Parker,

Loveblock Organic Pinot Gris Marlborough 2021 $21Crisp and fruity and just nudging dry in a flavoursome style. Lime, poached pear, a hint of ginger spice and green tea. Both vegan and organic. Great as a slightly chilled aperitif or with seafood, or Thai foods.Available: Glengarry, Fine O Wines, Pt. Chev Organic Wines.

Phil Parker, (July […]

Wednesday, July 13, 2022|Wines|

Reviews: 5 Stars, Candice Chow, Raymond Chan Wine Reviews

Loveblock Pinot Gris 2021, MarlboroughPinot Gris from New Zealand – MarlboroughReview Date : 24-May-2022☆☆☆☆☆Bright, even, pale straw yellow. The nose is soft, with sweet aromas of ripe pear and melon merged with lily blossom and ginger dusting. Medium-bodied, dry to the taste, tropical pineapple fruit aromas merged with melon and pear and formed a fine […]

Thursday, July 7, 2022|Wines|

Reviews: 91 Points, Wine Spectator

91 Points, Wine Spectator

Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2020

91 points | $28 | 35,000 cases imported | White

Tasting Note: Complex and effusive, showing fresh notes of lemon verbena, thyme and white pepper, with a core of Key lime, ruby grapefruit and other vibrant citrus flavors. Features an intense, harmonious finish. Drink now. 35,000 cases imported. — MW

Wine Spectator (March […]

Thursday, June 16, 2022|Wines|

Reviews: Phil Parker, Ponsonby News

2021 Loveblock Marlborough Pinot Gris – Organic

“Crisp and fruity and just nudging dry in a flavoursome style. Lime, poached pear, a hint of ginger spice and green tea. Both vegan and organic. Great as a slightly chilled aperitif or with seafood, or Thai foods,” Phil Parker.

Phil Parker, Ponsonby News (June 2022)

Wednesday, June 8, 2022|Wines|

Reviews: 91 Points, NZ Wine Rater

2020 Loveblock Central Otago Pinot Noir

Intense and primary on the nose, with aromas of red cherry stones, and wild raspberries, opening up to more layers of complexity in the glass when given air time… showing stewed rhubarb, cured meat and lilacs. Quite substantial and tasty on the palate with vibrant, juicy red fruit, and firm, […]

Tuesday, November 9, 2021|Wines|

Reviews: Wine Spectator, 89 Points

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Loveblock Pinot Gris Marlborough 2019

Score: 89

Release Price: $34

Tasting Note

Pear, nectarine and apricot flavors are supple and fresh on a soft and juicy frame. Shows details of green tea and dried flowers on the finish. Drink now. 1,000 cases made, 750 cases imported. — MW

Loveblock Pinot Noir Central Otago 2019

Score: 89

Release Price: $36

Tasting Note

Tangy wild […]

Tuesday, September 21, 2021|Wines|

Reviews: Mark Henderson, Otago Daily Times

A grape by any other name

By Mark Henderson

In life you might question someone who goes by an alias, but in the world of grape varieties this is all very commonplace.

Pinot Gris is but one example.

Whether labelled as pinot grigio in Italy, grauburgunder and rulander in Germany and Austria (the former generally drier, the latter more often […]

Thursday, July 22, 2021|Wines|

Reviews: 4 Stars, Winestate

Winestate Recent Releases

Loveblock Central Otago Pinot Noir 2020 – 4 StarsThis graceful, vibrantly fruity and youthful red was mostly estate-grown at Bendigo. Deep ruby, with a fragrant, fresh, slightly spicy bouquet, it is mouthfilling and supple, with strong cherry, plum and spice flavours, a subtle seasoning of oak, lively acidity and gentle tannins. Best drinking […]

Monday, June 28, 2021|Wines|

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