From Borthwick Vineyard at Gladstone, in the northern Wairarapa, the lively 2020 vintage (4*) is a field blend of Pinot Gris (47 per cent), Chardonnay (32 per cent) and Riesling (21 per cent). Bright, light lemon/green, it is full-bodied and vibrantly fruity, with good intensity of peach, pear and spice flavours, fresh acidity and a dry (2.7 grams/litre of residual sugar), very harmonious finish. Ideal as an 'all-purpose' white.
Variety: Branded and Other White Wines
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $22 NZD
Value for Money: V+
Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2022