Lightly golden in colour, the nose is seductive with hints of mineral and melon, with underlying tropical and stone fruits. The palate is round yet incredibly focused. The wine shows a lovely creaminess with bright citrus fruit flavours. The minerality from the nose shows directly through to the body. Hints of lightly buttered popcorn hit the back palate. The wine is incredibly balanced.
WINES OF CENTRAL OTAGO
2018 PINOT NOIR
Ripe plum, dark berry, cherry and spicy oak flavours with the sort of structure that allows it to be enjoyed now but will help the wine develop with careful cellaring or the next 10+ years.
Bright straw-yellow colour with lemony-green hues, lighter on rim. This is very refined and elegant in expression with bright and lively lime fruit aromas alongside minerals forming a pure, steely and refreshing bouquet with great clarity.
PINOT NOIR ROSE
Rich and vibrant pink in colour The nose is bold and full, with well concentrated aromas of red fruits, strawberries and cream. The palate shows a drier spectrum of red and purple berries. The wine is round yet incredibly balanced in the mouth. Crisp acidity energises the wine as flows into a long and delicate finish. Incredibly drinkable.
2018 PINOT GRIS
Bright with light straw colour, the nose is soft and full, with well concentrated aromas of white and yellow stone fruits along with subtle pear and honeysuckle elements. A drier style Pinot Gris with a voluptuous palate that features a softly rich melange of stone fruits, floral and minerals, with nuances of honey and flint. The flavours beautifully balanced and harmonious and follow a fine textured line with excellent acid poise.
WINES OF CENTRAL OTAGO
PO Box 764 Wanaka, Central Otago
2012 PINOT NOIR SELECTION
RDark, deep ruby-red colour, with slight purple hues, lighter on rim. This has a firmly concentrated and tight bouquet of aromatic black cherry and dark red berry fruit, complexed by subtle nuances of thyme herb, liquorice and spicy oak, unfolding violetty perfumes with aeration. Medium-full bodied, the fruit flavours are vibrant and succulent, and well-concentrated with a firm core of red berry and dark cherry fruit, thyme herb, savoury whole cluster perfumes and violet florals.