TWR Te Whare Ra Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Marlborough
Very fragrant bouquet with aromas of fresh pineapple, white peach, crisp red apple and white flowers; a very real energy at the core with a lick of wild ferment and sweet herbs; perhaps a touch of snow pea. On the palate - dry, fresh, crisp and packed with flavour - lots of citrus and tree fruit flavours then white stone fruits and a little honeysuckle; touch of spice; high acidity and lengthy finish. A tasty and totally drinkable example - drink now and through 2017.
TWR Te Whare Ra Riesling 'M' SV 5182 Marlborough
Distinctive and slowl unfurling bouquet of white flowers, mandarin and lime flower, sweet ripe citrus and red apple; touch of wild honeysuckle and harmonious core. On the palate - off-dry with some sweetness, immediately contrasted by plentiful acidity and urgent flavours of tree and citrus fruits; fantastic texture and length a delicious, juicy and totally enjoyable wine. Drink now and through 2024.
TWR Te Whare Ra Pinot Gris SV 5182 Marlborough
Spices, white fruits, hints of citrus, honeysuckle and pear; a distinctive natural ferment Manuka honey note adds a layer of complexity. On the palate - almost dry, flavours of pear skin, white fleshed tree fruits, a touch of white pepper spice and honeysuckle; the alcohol adds weight and richness while the acidity adds texture and firmness on the finish. The phenolics also add key textures. a tasty and totally drinkable wine. Enjoy now and through 2017.