The 2018 vintage (3.5*) was estate-grown and matured for 10 months in French oak barrels (10 per cent new). Bright ruby, it is mouthfilling, with good depth of cherry, plum, spice and nut flavours, showing considerable complexity, and a moderately firm finish. Best drinking 2021+.
Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★✰ – 3.5 Stars
Price: $25 NZD
Value for Money: AV
Vintage: 2018; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: 22 – 26
Vintage: 2017; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: P – P
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.
Reviewed March 2022