Alphabetical Guide to New Zealand

Alphabetical Guide to New Zealand
Robin and Andréa McBride, whose McBride Sisters label made several top wines in this report (Courtesy McBride Sisters Collection)
From the Nov 15, 2022, issue

Over 150 wines were reviewed by Wine Spectator senior editor MaryAnn Worobiec for the New Zealand wine focus in the November 15, 2022, issue. For a full analysis of the latest vintages, best producers and recommended wines, read “New Zealand’s New Normal.” WineSpectator.com members can find full reviews, with tasting notes, in the Wine Ratings Search.

Wine Score Price
AMISFIELD
Sauvignon Blanc Central Otago 2021 90 $20
ARONA
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 89 $14
ASTROLABE
Chenin Blanc Marlborough Wrekin Vineyard 2020 90 $25
Pinot Gris Marlborough 2021 89 $23
Sauvignon Blanc Awatere Valley 2020 92 $25
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 91 $22
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Kekerengu Coast 2020 93 $25
AUNTSFIELD
Pinot Noir Marlborough Southern Valleys 2020 88 $37
BABICH
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 90 $16
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Black Label 2021 89 $18
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Family Estates Single Vineyard 2021 88 $20
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Select Blocks 2021 89 $19
THE BETTER HALF
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 88 $16
BIG SKY
Pinot Noir Martinborough Te Muna Road 2020 88 $36
BLALOCK + MOORE
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 92 $16
BRANCOTT
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2020 89 $12
Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand Flight Song 2020 88 $13
BURN COTTAGE
Pinot Noir Central Otago Bannockburn Sauvage Vineyard 2019 95 $65
Pinot Noir Central Otago Burn Cottage Vineyard 2019 96 $65
Pinot Noir Central Otago Moonlight Race 2020 96 $45
CATALINA SOUNDS
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 92 $25
CHASING VENUS
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 87 $19
CLIFFORD BAY
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 87 $15
CLOUDY BAY
Pinot Noir Marlborough 2019 93 $40
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 93 $33
Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand Te Koko 2019 93 $60
CRAGGY RANGE
Pinot Noir Martinborough 2019 93 $29
Sauvignon Blanc Martinborough Te Muna 2021 94 $25
KIM CRAWFORD
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 89 $15
CROWDED HOUSE
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 90 $15
THE DARLING
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 91 $24
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Little Darling 2021 86 $23
DASHWOOD
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 89 $17
DOG POINT
Chardonnay Marlborough 2019 91 $38
Pinot Noir Marlborough 2019 93 $42
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 92 $26
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Section 94 2019 93 $38
DUCK HUNTER
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 90 $20
ECHO BAY
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 84 $17
ESCARPMENT
Chardonnay Martinborough 2020 89 $35
Pinot Noir Martinborough Kupe 2020 95 $120
Pinot Noir Martinborough Te Rehua 2020 93 $75
FERNZ
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2020 88 $15
FRENZY
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 89 $17
GIESEN
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 88 $14
GLAZEBROOK
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 88 $15
GREYWACKE
Chardonnay Marlborough 2018 93 $39
Pinot Noir Marlborough 2019 92 $41
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 94 $23
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Wild Sauvignon 2019 92 $29
GROVE MILL
Sauvignon Blanc Wairau Valley 2021 89 $18
THE INFAMOUS GOOSE
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 89 $15
INNOCENT BYSTANDER
Pinot Noir Central Otago 2020 90 $25
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 89 $16
INVIVO
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough X, Sarah Jessica Parker 2021 92 $20
ISABEL ESTATE
Pinot Noir Marlborough 2019 91 $30
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 88 $20
KIRKLAND SIGNATURE
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Ti Point 2021 90 $7
KOHA
Pinot Noir Marlborough 2019 88 $19
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 86 $15
KONO
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 90 $14
KUMEU RIVER
Chardonnay Hawke's Bay Rays Road 2020 90 $41
Chardonnay Kumeu Coddington 2020 93 $48
Chardonnay Kumeu Estate 2020 92 $35
Chardonnay Kumeu Hunting Hill 2020 94 $60
Chardonnay Kumeu Maté's Vineyard 2020 93 $69
Chardonnay New Zealand Kumeu Village 2020 89 $22
Pinot Noir New Zealand Kumeu Village 2020 86 $22
LAWSON'S DRY HILLS
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 87 $17
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Reserve 2021 91 $25
LAYER CAKE
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2020 84 $12
LINDEN
Sauvignon Blanc Hawke's Bay Nuku 2021 92 $20
LOBSTER REEF
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 89 $12
THE LOOP
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 86 $14
LOVEBLOCK
Pinot Noir Central Otago 2020 93 $36
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2020 91 $28
MARLBOROUGH ESTATE
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Reserve 2021 85 $15
MATUA
Pinot Noir Marlborough 2020 85 $13
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2020 91 $13
MCBRIDE SISTERS COLLECTION
Gamay Central Otago Reserve 2020 89 $70
Pinot Noir Central Otago Reserve 2019 91 $70
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 91 $17
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2020 92 $17
MOHUA
Pinot Noir Central Otago 2018 85 $24
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 88 $31
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2020 89 $16
ANT MOORE
Pinot Noir Marlborough Signature Series 2019 92 $19
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Signature Series 2021 92 $16
MOROKI
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 88 $16
MOUNT FISHTAIL
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Sur Lie 2021 91 $16
MT. DIFFICULTY
Pinot Noir Central Otago Bannockburn 2019 88 $45
Pinot Noir Central Otago Roaring Meg 2019 89 $28
MUSSEL BAY
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 87 $15
NAUTILUS
Pinot Noir Marlborough Clay Hills Vineyard 2017 89 $60
Pinot Noir Marlborough Southern Valleys 2019 90 $40
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 90 $21
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough The Paper Nautilus 2020 90 $40
NO.1 FAMILY ESTATE
Brut Marlborough No.1 Assemblé NV 88 $33
GREG NORMAN ESTATES
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 91 $15
OTU
Pinot Noir Marlborough Otuwhero Estate 2020 88 $26
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Limited Release 2021 92 $29
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Otuwhero Estate 2021 90 $19
OYSTER BAY
Pinot Gris Hawkes Bay 2021 85 $15
Pinot Noir Marlborough 2020 87 $19
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 89 $15
PALLISER
Pinot Gris Martinborough 2021 88 $20
Pinot Noir Martinborough 2020 92 $30
Pinot Noir Martinborough 2019 86 $30
Sauvignon Blanc Martinborough 2021 89 $20
PEREGRINE
Sauvignon Blanc Central Otago 2021 91 $31
Sauvignon Blanc Central Otago 2020 90 $29
RANGA.RANGA.
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 89 $14
RAPAURA SPRINGS
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Classic 2021 92 $13
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Reserve 2021 92 $18
RIPPON
Pinot Noir Central Otago Emma's Block Mature Vine Lake Wanaka 2019 93 $90
Pinot Noir Central Otago Tinker's Field Mature Vine Lake Wanaka 2019 92 $100
Sauvignon Blanc Central Otago Lake Wanaka 2021 91 $29
SAINT CLAIR
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Dillons Point 2021 90 $28
SCOTT BASE
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 90 $20
ALLAN SCOTT
Pinot Noir Marlborough 2020 92 $22
SUMMERHOUSE
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 88 $18
JULES TAYLOR
Grüner Veltliner Marlborough 2021 87 $20
Pinot Gris Marlborough 2021 86 $20
Pinot Noir Marlborough 2020 90 $25
Pinot Noir Marlborough OTQ Wrekin Vineyard Single Vineyard 2020 90 $35
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 87 $20
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough OTQ Meadowbank Vineyard Single Vineyard 2020 91 $28
TE PA
Pinot Gris Marlborough 2021 85 $18
Pinot Noir Marlborough 2020 89 $26
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 88 $20
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Oke 2019 87 $25
TEN SISTERS
Pinot Noir Marlborough 2020 88 $20
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Single Vineyard 2021 92 $19
THREE BROOMS
Riesling Marlborough Single Vineyard 2018 92 $15
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Single Vineyard 2021 89 $18
TIKI
Sauvignon Blanc North Canterbury Maui 2021 88 $14
Sauvignon Blanc North Canterbury Single Vineyard 2021 90 $16
TOHU
Sauvignon Blanc Awatere Valley 2021 92 $16
TOTARA
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 86 $15
TWIN ISLANDS
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 86 $17
VAVASOUR
Sauvignon Blanc Awatere Valley 2021 90 $19
VIDAL
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Reserve 2021 88 $17
VILLA MARIA
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Earth Garden 2021 87 $20
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Private Bin 2021 86 $16
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Taylors Pass Single Vineyard 2021 92 $27
Sauvignon Blanc Wairau Valley Reserve 2021 90 $25
WAIRAU RIVER
Pinot Noir Marlborough 2020 89 $28
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 88 $20
WHITEHAVEN
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 90 $20
WONDERLAND
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 88 $14
YEALANDS
Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2021 88 $17
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