Jules Taylor OTQ SV Pinot Noir 2016 Marlborough
Striking colour and aromas of raspberry, black cherry, plum; crushed rose, vanilla led baking spices, fresh new French oak suggestion, vibrant, forward, youthful. On the palate – juicy, fleshy, very fruity with flavours directly reflecting the bouquet; silky textures, abundant fine tannins, medium+ acidity, whole berry ferment notes, lengthy finish. Very youthful yet lush and attention grabbing. Drink from 2019 through 2026.93 Points
Jules Taylor Gruner Veltliner 2016 Marlborough
Fruity, ripe and quite vibrant varietal with suggestions of white radish and white herb, a pineapple (tin) note and stony mineral layer. On the palate – crisp, fresh, ripe, dry, hints of herb and pineapple, apple, radish, mineral. Plenty of acidity adding crispness and texture; balanced and well made. Youthful and still developing. Drink now and through 2022.88 Points
Jules Taylor Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Marlborough
Vibrant and pungent bouquet with very expressive aromas of tropical fruits, sweet herbs, wet stone, white peach and lemon; green apple layer; inviting. On the palate – juicy, fleshy and very flavourful with sweet fresh herbs, some passion and oineapple fruit; plenty of acidity, silken texture and lengthy finish. Classic example of Jules Taylor SB and Marlborough SB. Drink now and through 2022.