AN INSTANT CLASSIC
FIVE STARS 94/100 | Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, Mar 2021
FIVE STARS | Winestate Magazine
This is glorious example of thoughtful and thoroughly modern Hawkes Bay winemaking. It showcases a medley of exotic fruits framed in a lush palate with glycerol mouthfeel and perfectly pitched, refreshing acidity. This is a such a pretty and attractive style but the ethereal texture and sheer deliciousness on the palate push it straight into the 'must try' category. An instant classic. Very highly recommended.
The 2019 is a blend of 58% Marsanne and 42% Viognier from the Gimblett Gravels, hand-picked and indigenous yeast fermented in a variety of seasoned oak.
Sam Kim, Wine Orbit writes "FIVE STARS Stylish and beautifully composed, the wine shows blackcurrant, blueberry, dried herb, almond and violet aromas on the nose. The medium-full-bodied palate is refined and persistent with excellent fruit purity combined with elegant oak notes, backed by fine chalky tannins, making it wonderfully structured and lingering."