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Loveblock

Loveblock

Loveblock
20 Waterloo Quadrant
Parnell, Auckland
New Zealand 1151
Phone: 64 9 365 1471
http://loveblockwine.com

Contact: Erica Crawford
Email: info@loveblock.co.nz

Grapes harvested from organically grown vines vary significantly from those harvested from conventionally or SWNZ grown vines. Organic vines compete with grasses for minerals and water because weeds and grasses are not killed using chemical herbicides. Vigour is naturally curbed, plants are less active at harvest time and therefore deliver lower yields and around two weeks later than conventionally grown grapes.

With Sauvignon Blanc for instance, the flavour profile at harvest is less pungent for various reasons.

Once harvested and in the winery, Organic Certification directs a low intervention regime that rejects using certain compounds routinely used in winemaking. Only organically certified products can be used, including yeasts and fining products

Additionally, fewer yeasts are admissible and sulphur levels (preservative) cannot exceed 100mg/L. Sulphur is used routinely in conventional winemaking as well as SWNZ. In the case of Sauvignon, the addition of sulphur at the harvester under these regimes captures and enhances the aromatics and protects the grapes from the trauma of the picking.

With limited yeasts available to capture a wider flavour spectrum and a lot of fining agents out of bounds, the organic winemakers’ toolbox is a lot more limited. In all cases, organic wine is a pure expression of the vineyard site and the handprint of the winemaker is much smaller. Winemakers have to be more careful, the flavours are more fragile and the thread of balance striven for in the vineyard needs to be retained. The wines are processed in a small Organically Certified Winery, developing at their own pace.

Winemaker: Kim

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Loveblock Gewürztraminer 2020
Loveblock Gewürztraminer 2020

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Alcohol: 13.5%  Sweetness: Medium  750 ml  Drink: 2021‐2026

Plush Pork Wine

 

LCBO: 19764  752 in stock

Loveblock Pinot Noir 2014
Loveblock Pinot Noir 2014

Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand

Alcohol: 13.5%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2015‐2021

 

LCBO: 313924  Check Stock

BC: 256258  42 in stock

93/100

$28.95

Loveblock Pinot Gris 2018
Loveblock Pinot Gris 2018

Marlborough, New Zealand

Alcohol: 13%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2019‐2021

 

BC: 256261  Check Stock

92/100

$22.95

Loveblock Pinot Noir 2018
Loveblock Pinot Noir 2018

Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand

Alcohol: 13.5%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2020‐2030

Delightful Duck Wine

 

LCBO: 313924  Check Stock

BC: 256258  42 in stock

94/100

$34.95

Loveblock Love Letter Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2017
Loveblock Love Letter Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Awatere Valley, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Alcohol: 12.8%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2019‐2020

Splendid Salad Wine

 

LCBO: 630632  Check Stock

91/100

$23.95

Loveblock Orange  Sauvignon Blanc 2018
Loveblock Orange Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Marlborough, New Zealand

Alcohol: 12.5%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2019‐2020

 

LCBO: 570266  Check Stock

91/100

$33.95

Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc 2018
Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Awatere Valley, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Alcohol: 12.5%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2019‐2021

 

LCBO: 366310  Check Stock

BC: 830620  Check Stock

92/100

$22.95

Loveblock Tee Sauvignon Blanc 2020
Loveblock Tee Sauvignon Blanc 2020

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Alcohol: 13.5%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2021‐2022

Venerated Vegetarian Wine

 

LCBO: 14568  382 in stock

89/100

$29.95

Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Alcohol: 13.5%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml

 

LCBO: 366310  Check Stock

BC: 830620  Check Stock

$24.95

Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Loveblock Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Alcohol: 13.5%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml

 

LCBO: 366310  Check Stock

BC: 830620  Check Stock

$24.95

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