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Some Sweet News!

  Sweet as! Our 2018 Noble Riesling was named the Champion Sweet Wine at the New Zealand International Wine Show last Friday. Following on from our double trophy last year, we're absolutely thrilled about this recent win. Our sweetest winemaker, Cullen, accepted the award in style at the event in Auckland. A big congratulations to our fantastic team for their outstanding work! For those unfamiliar with this star of our collection, our 2018 Noble Riesling is a wine that's been aged to perfection. It showcases an awesome balance of honey and lemon with some beautiful florals on the nose. It gets a consistent 'WOW' at our cellar door and takes any dessert or cheese to the next level! We will be...

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2023 Vintage Report

Vintage 2023 was a tricky growing season in Marlborough, with plenty of spring rains that decided to continue right into summer - giving us a nervy start to the season. Thankfully with the cooler nights and the optimal weather following each rainy event, we were then treated to near-perfect growing conditions for February, March and April. Just a hint of frost before harvest held off any disease and ensured us perfect brix and beautiful acidity across all our varieties.  The dedicated, hands-on approach that the vineyard crew put into the Sugar Loaf vines, allowed us to harvest the fruit at optimum quality. The ‘go the extra mile’ really has paid off this year. Mother Nature also did her part in keeping the yields naturally low,  producing fruit with great purity &...

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