2,366 bottle total production
420 bottles imported into the US
Bob Cambell MW Gourmet Traveler Wine 5 Stars 98/100
Tasted alongside the Old Weka Pass Road there was a clear family resemblance with both wines expressing similar tautness, purity and minerality but this more expressive label shows significantly greater concentration and structure. Supremely powerful Pinot Noir but the power is delivered with great finesses. Clearly built for the long haul, I would feel a sense of loss if I opened a bottle before 2019 and expect it to continue to give pleasure for more than a decade after that. This tiny property produces some of the country’s most collectible, high-quality pinot and chardonnay.
Michael Cooper 3.5 Stars This is typically a fleshy wine with a ripely aromatic bouquet, sweet-fruit characters, and rich tropical-fruit flavours, crisp and vibrant.
From the winemaker: Allan Scott Family Winemakers vineyards are largely planted on the stony, free draining mid-Wairau Valley river flats. The vineyards are sustainably managed, and with the care given...
90 points Wine & Spirits This is smooth and generous, with smoky lees notes that last alongside the rich pear and apple flavors.