This stylish, organically certified wine is designed to 'focus on the textural element of the palate rather than emphasising primary fruit characters'. It is typically a full-bodied and complex wine with good mouthfeel, ripe melon/citrus characters shining through, subtle toasty oak, and fresh acidity. The 2019 vintage (4*) was estate-grown in the Raupo Creek Vineyard, in the Omaka Valley, hand-picked, and 50 per cent of the blend was fermented and matured for 10 months in French oak puncheons (5 per cent new). Fresh and lively, it is medium to full-bodied, with very good depth of vibrant, citrusy, peachy flavours, slightly biscuity notes adding complexity, and a smooth finish. It's already drinking well.
Type: White Wines
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $25 NZD
Value for Money: V+
Reviewed December 2021