VIEWS ON THE VINE

Isis Town and Country - - Life | Easy Eating - With Peter Chap­man

GARTELMANN 2016 BEN­JAMIN HUNTER VAL­LEY SEMILLON

THE wine­maker says you can cel­lar this beaut semillon un­til 2021 for great drink­ing, I say you don’t need to be­cause it’s great now. Keep an eye out for this la­bel as they are pro­duc­ing ex­cel­lent wines.

FOOD: Flat­head fil­lets

RAT­ING: 95/100

RRP: $25.00

ANGULLONG 2016 PINOT GRI­GIO

ONE of the qual­ity wine­mak­ers from Or­ange con­tin­ues to pro­duce ex­cel­lent easy-drink­ing whites. Pear and cit­rus flavours shine through with a nice fresh fin­ish.

FOOD: BBQ chicken sausages

RAT­ING: 92/100

RRP: $20.00

SQUEALING PIG 2015 HAWKE’S BAY SYRAH

I DON’T usu­ally go look­ing for a Kiwi shi­raz be­cause I am a lit­tle bi­ased due to our beaut reds, but here is one well worth the try. Blue­berry over­tones and you’ll love the slight pep­per biting through.

FOOD: Lamb cut­lets

RAT­ING: 94/100

RRP: $25.99

WOLF BLASS 2015 YEL­LOW LA­BEL CHARDON­NAY

WHEN you want a qual­ity mel­low chardon­nay at a good price, go grab a few of th­ese. Sug­gest you have one or two of th­ese sit­ting in the rack for any day drink­ing.

FOOD: Roast chicken.

RAT­ING: 93/100

RRP: $17.99

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