The nose is bold and uncompromising in its intensity with nettles and grapefruit zest most prominent. The palate boasts a thrilling tension and vivacity. Taut, tangy lemon-lime and grapefruit twist. It’s light, crisp, and soft in a powerful yet lean way. Vivid acidity but beautifully balanced by the fruit flavours and lees. Lovely and crisp in its freshness with ample lip-smacking verve and zip. A deceptively light but powerful wine with a lingering tail. It will age well too.
Orange blossom and stone fruit are discernible on the nose, with a subtle underpinning of caramel and vanilla. The palate is fresh and vibrant with lively nectarine and citrus flavours and a trace of zesty rind. Balanced and restrained with signature elegance and refinement, the gentle creamy vanilla oak nuance lends depth, structure and charm. Overall, a rounded, textured mouthful with a long, rewarding tail that ends with a light marmalade farewell.
Complex aromas of waxy lemon with a creamy nutty edge and subtle hint of dusty gravel track. The palate is bright, taut, lively, fresh and crisp. There is the anticipated lemon wax breadth which fleshes out the mid-palate but the zippy and vital acidity which retains focus and keeps everything poised. The finish is long with a gentle creaminess. Lovely concentration, focus and cohesion. A wine which will drink well now but also reward cellaring.
Quince, poached peach and a whiff of vanilla on the nose. The palate is fresh, offering up the peach and quince fruitiness but with a lovely lime tang and vibrance. All of that is offset against a gentle background of creamy oak – which is subtly but beautifully integrated with charming vanilla and butterscotch notes. Textured and long, nothing Is overplayed with impressive harmony, palate weight and genuine refinement. Rewarding aftertaste.
Aromatics of stone fruit with a nutty marzipan flavour and hints of oak are apparent too. The palate reflects the time the components of this blend spent in wood with a broad, creamy spiciness that complements the peach, quince, and gooseberry fruit flavours. Clean, structured, and powerful, the wine is kept in check with an acidic freshness. Lovely texture with good palate weight—the wine promises and delivers an elegant, creamy, long, and enjoyable mouthful.
Understated peach and nectarine fruit with a light brush of spice and elderflower. Those same stone fruit flavours can be found on the palate with ripe Golden Delicious apple and pear notes as well as the spice highlight. Impressive palate weight and density with a lees note adding body and breadth. Balanced, rounded and structured but also fresh and lively due to good acid levels. Complex and long.
Lime, peach and nectarine vivacity on the nose. That brightness continues on the palate with crisp nectarine, white peach and quince characters matched by lively balancing acidity. Light bodied and refreshing with a defined, dry finish. The fruit memory lingers.
Apricot and stone fruit aromas also show a light lemon and gravel nuance. The palate is bright and thrilling with crisp acid zip, nicely taut and tangy, balanced by ripe fruit notes of apricot, melon, and quince. There is also a lively lemon zest succulence. A light and refreshing mouthful which is so appealing and has you coming back for more. Ideal for summer.
Light aromas of stone fruit with nectarine and peach blossom to the fore. Fresh fruity and lively entry to the mouth with both peach, crunchy apple and nectarine flavours. That bright, lively tropicality is tempered by good acidity and a light touch of pebble or slate. Good body and length.
Whiffs of nectarine, peach and tropical fruit with a light hint of gravel. Vivacious and bold in the mouth with bright grapefruit zest and tangy apricot, nectarine and quince fruit flavours. Fresh, juicy and lively with a subtle suggestion of a flinty nuance that adds another dimension. Crisp, dry and clean tail. Ideal for summer.