The estate-grown, very ageworthy 2020 vintage (4.5*) was hand-picked from 19 year-old vines at Tasman and matured for a year in French oak barrels (5 per cent new). Deep ruby, it is a powerful young red, mouthfilling, sweet-fruited and savoury, with concentrated, ripe cherry, plum and spice flavours and a well-structured finish. Best drinking 2023+.
Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $29 NZD
Value for Money: V+
When to drink: 2023
Vintage: 2019; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 21 – 25
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.
Reviewed February 2022