This is a highly perfumed, aromatic style of Marlborough pinot, with exotic fruit sweetness and a delicate earthy infusion. The palate has considerable length and classic cool climate vibrancy.
Kevin Judd, the winemaking wizard responsible for 24 vintages of Cloudy Bay, the world's most famous sauvignon blanc, is behind this new label.
An ethereal concoction of red fruit and spices: juicy cherries, strawberries and cranberries, intermingled with suggestions of star anise and sarsaparilla, dark tobacco and cloves. This is a highly perfumed, aromatic style of Marlborough pinot, with exotic fruit sweetness and a delicate earthy infusion. The palate has considerable length and classic cool climate vibrancy
"Elegant, fragrant, almost ethereal pinot noir with violet, cherry and red fruit flavours, plus a seasoning of spices and nutty oak. A supple and appealing wine with restrained complexity. Approachable now but with potential." 93 Points - Bob Campbell MW - THEREALREVIEW.COM
"A bold, spicy style of pinot that has abundant espresso, red and dark-cherry aromas. The palate is laced with mocha flavors and has a fresh, juicy and fleshy feel." 93 Points - Nick Stock - JAMESSUCKLING.COM
The Greywacke approach is one of minimal intervention wherever possible and strong focus on both soil and vine health. The majority of Greywacke’s fruit is sourced from organically farmed sites, with long-term aspirations to be 100% certified. All vineyards are certified sustainable through sustainable winegrowing New Zealand. All limited-edition releases are natural ferments on indigenous yeasts and bottled with minimal sulfur.