Malborough, New Zealand
Clarity mostly clear, slight hazy
Nose/Palate: clean, light medium nose, bright red fruit (cherries, raspberries), a bit herbal (lavender, eucalyptus), oak (smokey, leather). A hint of bitterness (?)
Personal rating 9 out of 10
Additional comments: Some interesting vineyard conditions for this vintage: wet winter, early fruit set, large crop >> extra vineyard thinning required.