Omaka Valley which is part of the Southern Valleys sub-region of Marlborough.
Soil: Compact, clay rich, vigour moderating soils
Topography: Flat within a small open valley.
Climate: A warm site with higher temperature days and cooler nights than average in Marlborough.
Regional characteristics and contribution to uniqueness of flavours:
The vines are planted in the Omaka Valley which consists of clay rich, compact soil. This terrior is conducive to growing top quality Pinot Noir as it achieves good fruit tannin development and concentrated flavours.
Deep red core with purple tinged rim.
Dark ripe boysenberries and sun warmed plums with a hint of floral perfume, vanilla and coffee.
Dark and brooding displaying concentrated dark fruit flavours Damson plums and generous velvety texture with a lasting finish.