The 2020 vintage (3*) was estate-grown in the heart of the Wairau Valley and French oak-aged for 11 months (25 per cent new). Light ruby, it is medium-bodied, with fresh, ripe fruit flavours, slightly nutty notes adding a touch of complexity, and a smooth finish. Enjoyable young.
Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★✰ – 3.5 Stars
Price: $28 NZD
Value for Money: AV
Vintage: 2020; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: 22 – 29
Vintage: 2019; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 22 – 35
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.
Reviewed March 2022