Huia Vineyards

Huia Vineyards Single Vineyard Dry Riesling 2016 Marlborough

Pure, pretty ans enticing bouquet of Riesling. Aromas of green and yellow mandarin, lime flower and apple blossom, scents of lemon and apricot stone emerge as the wine opens up in glass. A delicious wine with flavours of sweet lemon and mandarin, apple, flowers and pear. Fresh, juicy and delicious on the palate with plenty of acidity, silky texture and long just dry finish. This wine will continue to develop, is drinkable now as well best best window likely 2022 through 2030. 95 Points

Huia Vineyards Single Vineyard Riesling 2015 Marlborough

The bouquet reflects a wine in development with aromas of apples and pears, some white apricot and honeysuckle. Intriguing and complex on the palate with flavours of crushed rocks and mineral, citrus and tangerine peel. Floral with white rose and mineral flavours, plenty of acidity and length. Balanced and well made. Drinking best now and through 2025. 90 Points

Huia Vineyards Single Vineyard Gewurztraminer 2015 Marlborough

Floral, very pretty and packed with fruit spice, aromatic baking spices, fruits and flowers. Just dry on the palate with layers of spice and flower flavours, white fleshed fruits of the orchard, some tropical moments of fresh lychee then rose. Medium acidity, calm even texture overall with a lengthy finish. A well made wine - best enjoyed today and through 2022. 89 Points

Huia Vineyards Single Vineyard Gewurztraminer 2014 Marlborough

Aromas and flavours of lychee, white peach and tropical fruits. Fresh and aged roses, wet stone minerality and spice. Nice acid line with a satin texture, balanced, well made and ready. Continue to enjoy from today and through 2020. 88 Points

Huia Vineyards Pinot Noir 2015 Marlborough

Complex, layered, fruity and earthy with aromas of dark cherry and forest berries, clove and other oak spices, dark roses and plum. Dry and equally fruity on the palate with complexities from oak, fruit, a savoury earthy complexity and long finish. Balanced, well made and delicious. Drink now and through 2024. 94 Points

Huia Vineyards Pinot Noir 2014 Marlborough

Complex, layered and very enticing bouquet of Pinot Noir. Aromas and flavours of plum and dark cherry, sweet clove and vanilla, wild berries of the forest, dried herbs and stony earthy qualities. Fine to moderate tannins, ripe with a fine chalky texture. Medium+ acidity and long detailed finish. A really lovely wine. Drink now and through 2024. 95 Points

Huia also produces one of NZs best Methode Traditionnelle sparkling wines - the Blanc de Blancs - a must try. 95 Points

The Huia Rose Methode Traditionnelle is a delightful, textural, balanced and well made wines from Marlborough. 94 Points

Cameron Douglas