Rock Ferry 3rd Rock Pinot Noir 2013 Central Otago
Fragrant and seductive bouquet with soft beguiling aromas of plush, ripe red berry fruits, soft brown spices and soft vanilla tones with medium+ oak suggestions; quite complex overall. Dry, firm, youthful and balanced; medium tannins -dusty textures, medium/medium+ acidity - ripe and measured; flavours of red cherry and some darker red berry fruits, touch of orange peel; balanced and well made wine. Well suited to many main courses and will cellar well through 2020.
Rock Ferry Trig hill Vineyard Tempranillo 2013 Central Otago
Ripe dusty red fruits bouquet with suggestions of strawberry and baked red berries and brown spices, an aged meat and autumn leaves suggestion adding complexity. Dry, fruity, plenty of texture and fruit flavours; medium tannins with a distinctive dusty almost chalky texture, medium acidity and mild to moderate oak flavour; a well balanced wine with immediate drinkability, will also cellar through 2020.
Rock Ferry 3rd Rock Chardonnay 2014 Marlborough
Distinctive bouquet with ripe fresh vanilla scented peaches, whipped cream and cashew nut oak aromas. On the palate - quite flavourful with juicy and fleshy stone fruits, some grapefruit and lemon, dry, medium+(ish) acidity, moderate+ use of oak with vanilla and oak flavours, medium length, balanced and well made. Will age well for another 2-3 years.