Offering fine value, the 2021 vintage was hand-picked from estate-grown, 20 year-old vines and matured for a year in French oak barrels.
Full, bright ruby, it is fragrant and mouthfilling, with concentrated, ripe cherry, plum and spice flavours, showing very good complexity and harmony, and supple tannins. Best drinking 2025+.
91/100 Bob Campbell MW, therealreview.com
Medium-bodied Pinot Noir with black fruits/plum, dark cherry/berry flavours plus a seasoning of spice and French oak. Intense wine that is deliciously drinkable now but no rush. Good value at this price 18 AUG 2023
Mother Nature threw some hefty challenges at us with unsettled weather and gale-force wind in spring followed by a hail storm on Boxing Day.
The humid and cold conditions in December made pollination difficult, resulting in small bunches with far less berries than usual.
Luckily we dodged the worst of the hail storm in December and only the Pinot Noir suffered damage.
In January the weather finally turned and the sun kept smiling down on us right into harvest. On 15 March we started picking beautifully healthy grapes of outstanding fruit concentration. Just smaller than wished for volumes…
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