A romantic bouquet of strawberry sherbet and rose petal with a hint of shortbread. Enhanced by lush pinot notes, a creamy acidity and a touch of nutmeg in the finish. Vibrant with an alluring length, focus and clarity.
91 points by Joe Czerwinski, Wine Advocate (Jun 2021) 94 points, 4 Stars and ranked #3 of 22 by Bob Campbell MW, The Real Review (May 2021) 'Gold Medal' at NZ Organic Wine Awards (May 2021) 91 points by Nick Stock, jamessuckling.com (Dec 2020) 94 points by Cameron Douglas MS (Sep 2020) ‘Silver’ at the New Zealand Organic Wine Awards (July 2020) 95 points, 5 Starsand ranked #1 of 22 by Bob Campbell MW, The Real Review (Jun 2020) 94 points by Cameron Douglas MS (Nov 2019) 91 points by Wine Enthusiast (Aug 2019) ‘Gold’ at the New Zealand Organic Wine Awards (May 2019) 90 points by Jamie Goode, wineanorak.com (Feb 2019) 92 points by Mike Bennie, The Wine Front (Sep 2018) 91 points by James Suckling, jamessuckling,com (Oct 2018) 93 points and 5 Stars by Sam Kim, Wine Orbit (Sep 2018) 5 Stars by Michael Cooper MW (Aug 2018)
100% Pinot Noir, hand-picked on the 21st March 2017 in ideal conditions.Bottle fermented and aged on lees for a minimum of 18 months. Riddled and disgorged by hand from Autumn 2019 at Quartz Reef.