Gladstone Vineyard Dakins Road Single Vineyard Wairarapa Pinot Noir (2018)

Finely scented, the debut 2018 vintage (5*) was matured for a year in French oak casks (35 per cent new). Bright ruby, it is a savoury, youthful, well-structured red, with cherry, plum and spice flavours, showing excellent complexity, and a long life ahead. Best drinking 2021+.


Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $80 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: –V

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2021

The overall rating for quality is Tentative, as Michael has only reviewed a small number of vintages of this particular wine.

When to drink: 2021

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