Very simply, a really well made Kiwi Pinot Noir. A very pleasant nose of juicy plum and berry fruit with a touch of smokiness leads you into the palate which is a great balance of ripe fruit, savouriness and smoky oak. The tannins are very fine and silky with good acidity and a decent length of flavour. For me, after Central Otago, this is the place where the best Kiwi Pinot is produced, and this is a great example.
SC Rating - VERY GOOD / OUTSTANDING (Mike)