SPOKE 'Brink' Sauvignon Semillon
Jamie Goode: "From Marlborough’s oldest organic vineyard. Co-fermented in old French oak. This is complex and lively, with some fennel and grapefruit, as well as a core of yellow fruits including apricot, peach and plum, as well as some persimmon notes. It combines freshness and fruity richness, with these lovely aniseed and fennel notes. Like top white Bordeaux with the volume knob turned up." 92 points. James Suckling: "Aromas of beeswax, pears, green apples and cooking spice. Medium-bodied with juicy texture. Bright. Apple and citrus wash over the palate. A blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon. From organically grown grapes. Drink now. Screw cap." 91 points. Matthew Jukes: "Takes a well-known model in places like Graves and Margaret River and turns it into a graceful, beautifully upholstered, organically-grown Grand Vin with stellar presence and unrivalled finesse." Harpers Wine & Spirits: "The latest wine from Vineyard Productions - the Bristol based wine company founded by Liam Steevenson MW - is SPOKE a new sustainability focused range that puts a number of classic New Zealand varieties to the fore. The range also sees Steevenson team up with New Zealand winemaker Ben Glover, the man behind Zephyr wines and previously Wither Hills. Our pick, a highly approachable Sauvignon/Semillon blend that is made from the oldest organic vineyard in Marlborough, with others such as Pinot Noir and Chardonnay all worth checking out, too."