The 2018 vintage (4*) was grown at Alexandra and matured for 10 months in French oak casks (20 per cent new). Ruby hued, it is mouthfilling and savoury, with fresh acidity and excellent flavour depth and complexity. Probably at its peak, it offers good drinking now-2023.
Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $30 NZD
Value for Money: V+
When to drink: 2023
Vintage: 2018; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: 22 – 25
Vintage: 2017; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: 22 – 24
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.
Reviewed March 2022