The extremely youthful 2020 vintage (5*) was estate-grown at Tasman, hand-picked and matured for a year in seasoned French oak barriques. A robust, concentrated red, with bold, purple-flushed colour, it is exuberantly fruity, with a strong surge of vibrant, plummy, spicy flavours, gently seasoned with oak, and obvious cellaring potential. Best drinking mid-2023+.
Type: Red Wines
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $52 NZD
Value for Money: –V
When to drink: 2023
Vintage: 2020; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 22 – 26
Vintage: 2019; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 22 – 25
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.
Reviewed February 2022