Wairau River

Wairau River Family Estate Reserve Viognier 2015 Marlborough
Very bold, fruity and poignant bouquet of spiced apricots and peaches; some quince and gentle oak-like moments. On the palate - dry with silky textures and flavours of peaches and apricots, apples and quince; medium/medium+ acidity, smooth longer finish, balanced and well made.
88 Points

Wairau River Family Estate Reserve Chardonnay 2015 Marlborough
Creamy smooth textures in the boquuet of white and yellow peach, soft vanilla and oak spices and a light butter note, some yeast lees suggestions. On the palate - dry, creamy smooth textures with flavours of white peach and red apple, vanilla and oak wood moments; medium acidity, fresh, bold and lively, great balance and well made with a lengthy finish.
90 Points

Wairau River Family Estate Reserve Syrah  2014 Marlborough
Fresh dark red berries with baked red raspberry, red beets and blue berry fruits; vanilla and brown spice oak aromas, quite toasty with medium complexity. On the palate - dry, firm and youthful with medium+ tannins - chalky and tense; medium+ acidity, ripe dark red berries with raspberry and blue fruit flavours, dark spices and pepper moments. Youthful with a lengthy finish.
92 Points