So-named for the restricted yields, this is the rare Marlborough Pinot Noir that may offer some longevity. The mix of bottle sweetness, button mushroom and tart cherry flavors are intriguingly complex, while the mouthfeel still features some tannic heft. It will be interesting to see how or if this evolves further. Drink now–2015 or so.
Already mature, this shows hints of bricking at the rim, plus complex aromas of decaying leaf litter, herbal-briary touches and delicate strawberry shadings. Finishes long and silky. Delicious; drink now.
Pretty standard Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, marrying herbal qualities with hints of honeyed stone fruit. It’s medium-bodied, with the tart flavors of underripe nectarines on the finish. Imported by Davies & Co., Inc.