Reviews

Over the years we are delighted to have had very many favourable reviews from New Zealand’s leading wine writers.

A few snippets include:

“A terribly impressive Pinot Noir” – John Hawkesby, ‘Nine to Noon” National Radio

“Rich, full-flavoured and deliciously smooth on the palate” Vic Williams – Wine NZ Magazine

“Dense and complex red. Elegance on a grand scale” Air New Zealand :In-flight Magazine

“Crammed with flavour – absolutely stunning” Warren Barton. Dominion Post.

“Inky, intense, densely structured wine with excellent cellaring potential. Very impressive “ Bob Campbell. Cuisine Magazine.

“Sweet-fruit delights with ‘forest floor’ complexity and deliciously smooth tannins” – Winestate Magazine

“Full-bodied, a fulsome and rich palate and excellent depth. A star wine for the owners” Raymond Chan Wine Reviews

“This small-volume, easily overlooked label is well worth getting to know” Michael Cooper. Buyers Guide to NZ Wines

“This close planted, majestic 5-star Martinborough Pinot Noir gets our vote for ‘The most under-priced Pinot Noir in New Zealand!’”– Fine Wine Delivery Co.

“A string of fantastic vintages has officially robbed Alexander Vineyard of the title of best kept secret in NZ Pinot Noir”Fine Wine Delivery Co. – Spring 2019

Awards

BEST RED WINE BUY OF THE YEAR: Alexander Dusty Road Pinot Noir 2018 – Michael Cooper’s Buyer’s Guide to New Zealand Wines 2020

Five star awards for all our Pinot Noirs from the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 vintages.

Multiple $V+ Awards from Michael Cooper in his Annual Guide to NZ Wines

Five star award for the Alexander Merlot 2016

Five Star Award for the Alexander Raumati Pinot Noir Rose 2019

Gold medal at the New Zealand International Wine Show for:-

Alexander Pinot Noir 2014

Alexander Pinot Noir 2015

Alexander Pinot Noir 2016

Dusty Road Pinot Noir 2014

Dusty Road Pinot Noir 2016

Dusty Road Pinot Noir 2018

Alexander Merlot 2018

Silver medal at the NZ International Wine Show for:-

Dusty Road Pinot Noir 2015

Dusty Road Pinot Noir 2017

Alexander Pinot Noir 2018

Gold Medal at the NZ Winemakers Bragato Show for:-

Alexander Merlot 2016