Already delicious, the debut 2020 vintage (5*) was harvested from young vines, grown inland at Mangatahi, and partly barrel-fermented. Bright, light lemon/green, it is invitingly scented and beautifully vibrant, with strong passionfruit and pineapple flavours, balanced acidity, just a hint of sweetness, and excellent delicacy, depth and harmony. An intensely varietal wine, it's one of the country's finest Chenin Blancs yet. Drink now or cellar.
Type: White Wines
Variety: Chenin Blanc
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $25 NZD
Value for Money: V+
Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2022
The overall rating for quality is Tentative, as Michael has only reviewed a small number of vintages of this particular wine.