Still very youthful, the 2019 vintage (4.5*) was hand-picked and fermented and matured in French oak barriques (30 per cent new). Bright, light yellow/green, with a fragrant, slightly oaky bouquet, it is mouthfilling, with strong, fresh stone-fruit flavours, showing good concentration, balanced acidity, and very good delicacy and length. Well worth cellaring.
Type: White Wines
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $35 NZD
Value for Money: –V
Vintage: 2020; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 22 – 26
Vintage: 2019; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: 22 – 24
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.
Reviewed March 2022