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Craig Haynes WSET 3 for wine

Craig Haynes WSET 3 for wine

110 days ago

Craig Haynes scored this wine: 92/100

From Mendoza, the Quimera is a blend of Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Deep ruby and noticeable tannin. This offering from Achaval Ferrer features a host of red fruit at its core. What is more, it shows glimpses of enticing earthiness and dried herbs. Medium bodied, complex wine has a long fruit finish.

Wild Earth Pinot 2015

New Zealand, New Zealand
110 days ago

Craig Haynes scored this wine: 92/100

This pinot noir from New Zealand showcases layers of red fruit woven around a pleasing core of dried herbs, mushroom and earth. Medium bodied and ruby in colour, this offering from Central Otago has polished tannins and a long finish. Tasted in May 2019.

Winemakers Reserve

Esk Valley Winemakers Reserve Syrah 2013

Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
110 days ago

Craig Haynes scored this wine: 94/100

This syrah is a sensory event in a glass. From New Zealand, this aged red reveals baking spices and forest floor notes that complement a core of stewed cherry and cassis. Visually appealing, this product of Hawke's Bay is ruby red tinged with purple hues. Full bodied, this syrah has a long finish.

Roserock Chardonnay 2016

Eola-Amity Hills, Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States
117 days ago

Craig Haynes scored this wine: 93/100

This cool climate chardonnay from Oregon is outstanding, delivering memorable aromas and flavours of lime zest, minerality, fresh pears and peaches. Attractive to the eye, add this product of Willamette Valley to your list of wines to try this year.

Gastronomie Roussette de Savoie

Jean Perrier & Fils Cuvée Gastronomie Roussette de Savoie 2017

Midi A.P., France
121 days ago

Craig Haynes scored this wine: 90/100

From an alpine climate in France, this wine is expressive. Look for fresh peaches and pears as well as food friendly floral and mineral notes. Light to medium bodied, this versatile white wine made from the Altesse grape has a long finish.

Craig Haynes WSET 3 for wine

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