Plum red in colour, this wine has a lifted nose of dark cherries and wild thyme. The palate is soft and luscious, overflowing with sweet fruit. Ripe tannins offer suppleness to the palate that finishes with a lingering savouriness.
The 2010 Estate Series Central Otago Pinot Noir casts a ruby-purple color, providing aromas of refresh blackberries, black cherries and red currants with hints of cloves and baking spices. The palate fills the mouth with expressive black cherry flavors supported by grainy tannins and racy acidity. The finish is long with a hint of cassis coming through. Drink it now to 2015.
While Bill and Ross Spence were the sons of a winemaking father, but decided not to follow his winemaking path. They began in a ragged tin shed in West Auckland, in 1974. The wines they released from that first vintage immediately placed them amongst the leading group of innovative winemakers. Chardonnay and Gamay Teinturier were not common varieties in New Zealand at that time, and it was the first time Sauvignon Blanc had ever been... View More