Delicate green gold, it has delightfully distinct fresh, tropical aromas. The grapes were picked at optimum maturity to maximize the freshly picked grape flavour and a little natural grape sugar and carbon dioxide has been retained to produce this delicate Moscato style.
A delicate pale lemon colour leads onto a typically stylish Chardonnay showing fresh white peach and melon fruit with a background hint of barrel fermentation character and a soft, dry finish. This wine drinks beautifully in its vibrant youth but can be cellared with confidence for another 3-5 years where it will develop depth and complexity.
High country fruit was picked early to make this refreshingly crisp grigio style. There is a delicate steely edge to the colour leading to an aroma of freshly cut pears. The finish is dry and beautifully balanced making this a wine to sip casually or match with lighter style dishes.
The 2012 Sauvignon Blanc is pale lemon in colour with delicate green tints. The aroma leads to an explosion of tropical fruits with a delicate and refreshingly crisp, dry finish and it is best drunk young to take advantage of the vivacious fruit.
Semillon, Muscat, Gewürztraminer and Pinot Gris, each add character to the final blend. An attractive pale yellow with green tints, it has aromas of citrus, hints of peach and aromatic lifted spiciness. It has excellent structure and a soft creamy mouthfeel, delightful depth on the middle palate and finishes wonderfully fresh with a mouthful of crunchy fruit.
This is an early picked, delicate Chardonnay showing pale green tinges and a lovely balance of fruit supported by stylish barrel characteristics. A wine that will continue to improve and gain complexity over the next 4-5 years.
Early picking has produced a fresh, lively Riesling with a delicate green tinge and hints of freshly picked limes. The palate shows great fruit purity with a refreshingly crisp, dry finish and it is a wine that can be drunk now or aged with confidence for a few years where it will develop the complexity expected of a top flight Eden Valley Riesling.
Pinot Gris is a textural white wine. The colour is delicate with a green tinge leading toan aroma of freshly cut pear. The palate is rich and soft with a pleasingly dry finish and while drinking beautifully now can be aged for a few more years if desired during which time it will gain further depth and complexity.
The colour is pale straw with a tinge of green leading to an aroma with a delicate hint of lemon zest. On the palate there is a lovely line of fruit purity and a crisp, dry refreshing finish. A wine than can be drunk young or aged with confidence for a few years to gain depth and complexity—an exceptionally stylish wine.
This wine has a wonderful tropical fruits aroma with just a hint of citrus. A wine in harmony with the luscious middle palate counter balanced by tantalisingly complex acidity, the hallmark of a botrytised wine.
The colour is a delicate gold with a green tinge. The bouquet is restrained with hints of lemon flower and bees wax. It is a zesty wine with tight mineral acidity. This is our best Semillon of vintage and is a limited release.
Colour is vibrant lemon with a green tinge. The bouquet shows classical Eden Valley lime juice characters and hints of freshly baked bread and honey which is a characteristic of bottle development. The palate is pristine and finishes dry with zesty minerality. While already showing excellent development from five years in the bottle, the wine will continue to gather richness and complexity with another 5-10 years of careful storage in a cool area.
Fresh lifted smooth melon fruit with a touch of citrus on the nose. Medium weight, with gentle honeydew melon and peach fruit flavours. A beautifully balanced, pleasantly smooth drink, finishing with clean tangy acidity.