Cooler than average Spring temperatures in North Canterbury led to a smaller set, resulting in excellent fruit concentration. A warm Summer and long lingering Autumn then followed, allowing this smaller crop to reach optimum ripeness.
The nose is bursting with aromas of orange blossom, lime, white peach and tropical spices. The palate reveals further impressions of citrus and stone-fruit, with excellent body and concentration. There is a refreshing acidity and minerality to the wine, which balances perfectly with its off-dry finish.
Wine is a natural health food.