Wine Reviews - CJ Pask



 cj-pask-declaration

Wine - Declaration Cabernet Merlot Malbec.

Vineyard - CJ Pask Omahu and Gimblett Roads

Region - Hawkes Bay New Zealand

Price - - £18.99

Year - 2005

Tasting Notes:

Ruby Red colour. Nose is of blackcurrant, liquorice, oak, bonfire/barbeque. Taste is rich, strong, black fruit, oak with medium tannin. Medium to long length. Food that would go well with this wine is beef steaks, fillet or rump. Good for special occassions due to price.

Rating - 8/10

 

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 cj-pask-chardonnay

Wine - Chardonnay

Vineyard - Omahu Road

Region - Hawkes Bay New Zealand

Price - £7.99 (8th January 2011)

Year - 2009

Tasting Notes:

Golden yellow white wine. Nose is of peach and pineapple. Taste is pineapple, buttery with a slight tingle on the tongue. Food that would match this wine is white fish or chicken tagine.

Rating - 7/10

 

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 cj-pask-sauvignon-blanc

Wine -  Sauvignon Blanc

Vineyard - Omahu Road

Region - Hawkes Bay New Zealand

Price - £7.99 (8th January 2011)

Year - 2009

Tasting Notes:

Pale yellow colour, typical of this grape. Nose is pear drop and gooseberry. Taste is tingly, refreshing and more subtle than a Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Oily fish, salmon, mussel dishes would go well with this wine, also good as an aperatif.

Rating - 7/10 - Good example of a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

 

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 cj-pask-merlot-malbec

Wine -  Cabernet Merlot Malbec

Vineyard - Gimblett Road

Region - Hawkes Bay New Zealand

Price - £10.99 (21st January 2011)

Year - 2006

Tasting Notes:

Ruby Red Colour. Nose is of black fruits and liquorice, slight oak and slight red fruit. Taste is medium tannin, slight blackcurrant sharpness after inital smoothness, hints of vanilla. Food that would match this wine are pork tender loin or duck.

Rating - 7/10 - Little overpriced for what it is and not near as good as the Declaration.

 

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