Puriri Hills makes luxurious blended red wines inspired by the grand crus of Pomerol and St Emilion, on the right bank of Bordeaux, France. The vineyard is set in green rolling hills southeast of Auckland, New Zealand, just outside of the village of Clevedon. From the main road, a long driveway climbs past vineyards which produced their first … More about Puriri Hills...
On 16 January, the Commanderie du vins de Bordeaux á Düsseldorf conducted a private blind tasting of "merlot - inspired wines", including Puriri Hills Estate 2007. The results, on a 20 point … [Read More...]
Michael Cooper, in his Buyer's Guide to New Zealand Wines 2013, elevates Puriri Hills Reserve to "Classic" and Puriri Hills Pope to "Potential Classic". These statuses are conveyed to the leading … [Read More...]
Lorenc Dudas from the ‘Weinresidenz’ in Düsseldorf sent me recently a small parcel with wine for tasting and asked for my opinion. Of the three wines from the Puriri Estate one was … [Read More...]
This month's Gourmet Traveller Wine (Aug/Sept 2012) rated our 2008 Estate 95 points. "Strong sweet berry fruit provides the core with subtle spice and hints of savoury characters. It has the … [Read More...]
The Auckland region is home to quite a number of serious red winemakers who earnestly believe that their home region is capable of making world-class reds. Think of Destiny Bay, Stonyridge, … [Read More...]