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Overview:Our 31-hectare single vineyard is located on ancient free-draining soils and our inter-row crop rotation maintains healthy soils full of life and biodiversity. Our seven year crop rotation maintains healthy soils and vines. Every seven years, one row in seven will be planted in a variety of plants and wild flowers. These flowers, such as buckwheat, lupins, stinging nettles, dandelions and yarrow provide crucial protection to the vineyard as they attract beneficial insects that will kill off unwanted pests and predators that can destroy the vines, leaves or roots.
Economic and environmental sustainability are our driving principals. These practices are about giving life back to the soil and managing the vineyard as a balanced sustainable unit. This includes organic practices such as recycling through composts and liquid manures and increasing plant bio diversity.
Using the biodynamic farming and gardening calendar, the rhythmic influences of the sun, moon, planets and stars are recognized and worked where possible. This commitment has been recognised and rewarded recently when we won the Hills Harvest and Gallagher Innovation Awards.
The result is beautiful, clean, true wines that have not impacted negatively on the soil as they have been crafted.
Tasting Notes:Garnet Red. Laden with earthy spice aromas, bright red and dark fruits with a touch of red liquor ice and floral notes. Palate: The wine has great fruit intensity while still showing classic Wairarapa savory elements. Long fine tannins make the wine linger and imprint a sense of place.
Pairing:Meaty and oily fish
Points: 92, Wine Enthusiast
Format / ABV: 750 ml / 13.0%
In certain circumstances, a specific vintage may not be available. If this is the case, a comparable vintage of the same wine will be substituted for online orders. If shopping in-store, please check the bottle for the appropriate vintage. If you have a question about a specific vintage that is in stock, please email email@example.com