This dense yet elegant wine offers black fruit, floral and spice aromas and flavors. The palate is silkily structured with layered fine tannins, culminating in a finish that gradually unwinds, revealing bright red berry and violets.
points of distinction
The grapes come from a distinct vineyard terrace with old, stony soils and a higher location that produces superlative Pinot Noir
The higher-elevation Te Muna Road Vineyard is harvested about a week later than sites in nearby Martinborough. The grapes have greater freshness and acidity
This single-vineyard Pinot Noir has great complexity, subtle fruit, and very good length in the mouth