Tagged with 2007

Pegasus Bay Dry Riesling 2007

Medium deep green-gold. Touch of kerosene and some light florals. Good aged character, petrol, lemon and stonefruit blossoms. Long finish with good acid and lovely marmalade honey. Waipara, New Zealand 18/20 [tasted 10-09-2011] Advertisements

Schubert Sauvignon Blanc 2007

Yes – a 2007 and still very much alive. A small percentage spent five months on old oak (according to the website), and it makes this wine. It’s developed but towards stone and tropical fruits, not the typical Sauv blanc canned peas. Good finish with acid and fruit in balance (perhaps a touch of helpful … Continue reading

Palliser Martinborough Riesling 2007

Delicious and just coming into its own. Good citrus characters and acid backbone in balance with a gentle sprinkling of ripe fruit sugars. A hint of mineral/kerosene in there too. Just 12% alcohol, and a few more years ahead of it yet. Martinborough, New Zealand 17/20 [tasted 04-08-2010]

Pegasus Bay Dry Riesling 2007

Medium deep green-gold. Touch of kerosene and some light florals. Good aged character, petrol, lemon and stonefruit blossoms. Long finish with good acid and lovely marmalade honey. Waipara, New Zealand 18/20 [tasted 10-09-2011] http://www.pegasusbay.com Bought cellar door. Stored in a cool spare room. Good value at $22.80.

Schubert Sauvignon Blanc 2007

Yes – a 2007 and still very much alive. A small percentage spent five months on old oak (according to the website), and it makes this wine. It’s developed but towards stone and tropical fruits, not the typical Sauv blanc canned peas. Good finish with acid and fruit in balance (perhaps a touch of helpful … Continue reading