The Beelgara Winery and name has a history that dates back over 80 years. Originally situated in the village of Beelbangera, the place name is derived from the local Aboriginal word meaning “native companion”.
Glowing in the glass, the aromatics concentrate with notes of lemongrass, fresh cutgrass and hints of lavender, cream and jasmine. On the palate, the entry is all acidity but with a serious mid-palate—lively flavors of kiwi,lime and intriguing minerality.
Bright and pale gold colored wine. Savoury nose of blossom, of exotic fruits and white fleshed fruits. The first impression in the mouth comes from the round and rich palate. Then the citrus brings some freshness which make a quite unique balance.
Founded in 1985, Cloudy Bay was among the first 5 wineries to be established in New Zealand. Since then, innovation, meticulous attention to detail and regional expression have been the guiding principles of Cloudy Bay, committed to producing wines that e
The Pellé family has been my favorite producers of Menetou-Salon since I was first introduced to the wines of Henri Pellé back in the mid-1990s. Their 2018 Morogues bottling is every bit as good as one would expect from this flagship estate in a top v
The 2017 AVETA Sauvignon Blanc offers expressive aromas of tangerine, lemongrass, nectarine and a hint of grass. On the palate, the wine is fresh and lively with citrus flavors and a touch of orange blossom. The wine has a lingering finish with bright
Sourced from vineyards that surround the winery and fermented without oak to preserve the underlying expression of its classic terroir, this is Sauvignon Blanc as channeled through the unique prism of Bordeaux.
Relying on naturally-occurring yeasts, we fermented a portion of the grapes in 900-gallon French oak casks, called foudres, with the remainder in oak barrels. We then aged the wine for six months on its lees (the spent yeast) in neutral barrels.
Since 1982, Domaine Pellé has been cultivating 4 hectares of Sancerre planted at 7,500 vines per hectare in the village of Montigny.
Les ‘Caillotes’ - pebbly clay and limestone soils
Vinified in a combination of mostly tank and some
No wines have surprised and confounded me more than these in the past several years. They re a million miles away from other German SBs, and they never set foot in New Zealand. They re rather like some unlikely confluence of the Styrian (from volc
Primary aromas of lemon and lime zest, orange blossom and Granny Smith apples are followed on the palate with a layered blend of limeade, cut hay, white peach, pineapple and vanilla bean. A noticeable wet stone minerality from the Larkmead fruit provi