(From 2014 Vintage) These grapes are from some of our favorite cool-climate vineyards on New Zealand’s South Island. We’ve used a wide variety of clones and rootstock, along with a mixture of soils and microclimates to ensure a balance of flavour profiles and exceptional quality. This wine is enticingly aromatic showing notes of dark cherries and strawberries. Partially aged in French oak barrels for the alluring complexity of well integrated oak and fine silky tannins. Aged in a mixture of French oak barrels and tank for five months. Superb with herb-crusted lamb, mushroom risotto or all on its own.
Intense ruby red in color. Dark fruits are accented with touches of spice and toasty oak on the nose. Rich, full palate expressed by dark fruits and smokey oak. The silky tannins lead to a soft and pe...