2011 SECTION 94


Bouquet: Intense yellow fruits, aromatic dried herbs, white blossom.  Minerality, Lees.

Palate: Concentrated, structured, individuality.  Full bodied with intense citrus.

Food match: Fish, Poultry, vegetable dishes, aromatic white cheeses especially.

Cellaring: Three to five years.

Winemakers: James Healy, Ivan Sutherland


Growing Region Marlborough
Alcohol 14.0%
pH 3.20
Acidity 7.2 g/l
Residual Sugar 1.5 g/l
Maturation Eighteen months
in older French oak barrels



Alder Yarrow, Vinography, USA

Pale greenish gold in the glass, this wine smells of struck match and white flowers with a hint of lemon curd. In the mouth bright lemon curd and lemon juice flavours mix with stony deep minerality and an almost tannic quality. Wonderfully long finish. 9-9.5/10

More Reviews

View Other Wines

Sauvignon Blanc
Pinot Noir