Great bouquet with aromas of mandarin peel, rose, sweet fresh apple and lots of mineral suggestions - chalk and slate like ideas. On the palate - light, fresh and delicious with flavors that reflect the nose adding a notable citrus layer; high acidity with a steely edginess and medium+ length. Great balance varietal lift on the finish.
Black Estate Waipara Netherwood Rose 2013 12%
Firm cherry laced red Pinot Noir fruits with a red melon and red flowers - I like the complexity and charm of the bouquet. On the palate - just dry with juicy light red fruit flavors - again suggesting cherry, melon and now strawberry; medium+ acidity and finish. A delightful wine that deserves your attention.