Omaka Valley which is part of the Southern Valleys sub-region of Marlborough.
Soil: Compact, clay rich, vigour moderating soils
Topography: Flat within a small open valley.
Climate: A warm site with higher temperature days and cooler nights than average in Marlborough.
Regional characteristics and contribution to uniqueness of flavours:
The vines are planted in the Omaka Valley which consists of clay rich, compact soil. This terrior is conducive to growing top-quality Pinot Noir as it achieves good fruit tannin development and concentrated flavours.
Deep red core with purple-tinged rim.
Aromatic and concentrated red fruits of wild strawberry and red currant.
Full bodied displaying concentrated red berry flavours with crushed herb and spice notes.
A generous velvety texture complements the
long savoury finish.