An aromatic and focused nose with perfumed notes of citrus blossom, mandarin, peach, and a touch of white pepper.
A complex and flavoursome palate layered with an abundance of stone fruit, citrus and spice.
Drinking well now this wine will continue to evolve and reward for the next three to five years.
Stewart MacLennan and Hamish Clark
Grapes were left to soak for an extended period to assist in the extraction of flavour from the skins. Post pressing the settled clear juice was cool fermented with aromatic yeast which enhances the varietal expression of
Grapes were sourced from the Godfrey’s Creek vineyard in Marlborough’s Wairau Valley. This low cropping, immaculately tended vineyard produces fruit with intense varietal expression. The grapes were picked in the cool of the night at the peak of flavour development.
Alcohol 13.5% v/v
Residual sugar 7.3/litre
Our Food Match Recommendation:
Superb with smoked Marlborough salmon.
Previous Vintages Tasting Notes:
93/100 - The real review 26 FEB 2021
SILVER MEDAL - Royal Easter Wine Show Awards 2021
4.5 STARS - Winestate NZ Marlborough 2020