Marlborough & Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

Partners in life and in wine, Matt Thomson and Sophie Parker-Thomson join forces to create a collection of wines that are far from mainstream.  Drawing on their very extensive combined understanding of both the local and international industry, Matt and Sophie have created Blank Canvas to reflect their own expression of winemaking, allowing creativity and alternate styles to come to the fore while using unprecedented techniques. 


Awards & Accolades:

2013 Blank Canvas Gruner Veltliner 

94 Points/4.5 Stars - Bob Campbell MW, Real Reviews

91 Points - Christelle Guibert, Decanter Magazine

17 Points - Julia Harding MW, JancisRobinson.com

 

2013 Blank Canvas Riesling

91 Points/4 Stars - Bob Campbell MW, Real Reviews

17.5 Points - Julia Harding MW, JancisRobinson.com

 

2016 Blank Canvas Sauvignon Blanc

95 Points/5 Stars - Bob Campbell MW

Recommended - Gourmet Traveller Wine

 

2014 Blank Canvas Pinot Noir 

96 Points/5 Stars - Bob Campbell MW, Real Reviews (Feb 2016)

18.5 Points -  Julia Harding MW, JancisRobinson.com (Aug 2016)

Perfect Pinot - "Tightly focused tannin and power balanced with grace. Perfect Marlborough Pinot Noir” - Olly Smith, The Mail on Sunday (UK)

 

2014 Blank Canvas Syrah (H.Bay)

95 Points/5 Stars - Bob Campbell MW, Real Reviews

18 Points - Julia Harding MW, JancisRobinson.com

 

Whites:

2013 Blank Canvas Gruner Veltliner (Marl)

2013 Blank Canvas Riesling (Marl)

2016 Blank Canvas Sauvignon Blanc (Marl)

Reds:

2014 Blank Canvas Pinot Noir (Marl)

2014 Blank Canvas Syrah (H.Bay)