From vines planted in 1994 on a steep, north-facing slope at Wanaka, the 2021 vintage (5*) is light and vivacious. Bright, light lemon/green, it is a Mosel-like wine, fresh and intense, with lemon, apple and peach flavours, threaded with crisp acidity, gentle sweetness (52 grams/litre of residual sugar), and lovely harmony and length. Best drinking 2023+.
Type: White Wines
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $32 NZD
Value for Money: AV
This wine is a Potential Classic.
When to drink: 2023
Vintage: 2021; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 22 – 35
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.
Reviewed March 2022