(2003 Vintage) As a region, Martinborough's name is becoming known worldwide, with outstanding international wine awards, particularly for classic varieties such as Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Though small by world standards, Te Kairanga is one of Martinborough's largest wine producers, and a leader in striving for quality. This Pinot Noir displays a medium purple color. Aromas of fresh cherries, omega plums and a hint of chocolate dominate the nose. An underlying spicy, mushroom complexity is...
Wine Spectator(2006 Vintage) "Fragrant and crisp, with freshly crushed black and green peppercorn, raspberry and black cherry flavors. Tart acidity and firm tannins extend through the mineral-tinged finish. Drink now through 2011. 20,000 cases made."
Wine & Spirits(2006 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 06/07