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NZ not SB

Jun 13, 2018

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Al and Hugh offer some wine picks that show that New Zealand can do more than just sauvignon blancs. Click the links to purchase Al and Hugh's recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

The Wines

Price key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Quality key:  * = decent wine   ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine   ****= elite 

Giesen Riesling, Marlborough '16 *1/2  $  VALUE

Good off-dry classic riesling, everyday white

3 Brooms Riesling, Marlborough '16 ***  $ SUPER VALUE

Very high quality at a dynamite price, buy lots of this

Babich Pinot Gris, Marlborough '16  ** $

Soft and supple, fleshy, mineral streak, lush peach and citrus.

Invivo "Graham Norton's Pink By Design" rosé, New Zealand **1/2  $ VALUE

Silly name, great rosé; pinot noir grapes, vibrant picnic in a bottle.

Invivo Pinot Noir,  Central Otago '16 **  $$

Big for pinot noir, not subtle, clean classic flavors.