Every now and then someone else likes one of the wines we make so much, that they give us an award for it.

  • NZ | James Suckling 90 Points
  • NZ | Cameron Douglas M.S. Wine Reviews 90 Points

    JTW 2019 Marlborough Pinot Gris

    A bouquet of fresh and ripe white fleshed tree fruits, white spice of pepper and sweet apple juice. Varietal, ripe and enticing overall. Just dry on the palate with the core of fruit coating the palate. Contrasting acid line adds texture and fresh...
  • NZ | Wine Orbit Review 95 Points

    OTQ 2018 Marlborough OTQ Sauvignon Blanc

    This is gorgeously fruited and inviting on the nose showing feijoa, jalapeno, kaffir lime and lemon peel aromas, leading to a concentrated palate that's brilliantly focused and lingering. It's weighty and mouthfilling, yet bright and refreshing, f...
  • NZ | NWWA 90 Points
  • NZ | Cameron Douglas M.S. Wine Reviews 89 Points

    JTW 2019 Marlborough Rosé

    Ripe, fruity, fleshy and juicy, aromas and flavours of sweet cranberry and strawberry, some plum and cherry finish the aroma profile. On the palate - fleshy, juicy, plump and tasty. Lots to like about this wine with summer red berry flavours, supe...
  • NZ | Gourmet Traveller Wine 94 Points

    JTW 2019 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

    This intense sauvignon blanc offers a pleasing array of ripe fruit flavours including succulent tree fruit/peach/apple and subtle citrus/grapefruit/lime with a hint of tropical fruits underpinned by refreshing acidity. Strongly varietal wine with ...
  • NZ | Wine NZ 5 Stars

    OTQ 2018 Marlborough OTQ Chardonnay

    Gun flint, sulphide that overrides fruit characters. Lees work evident, palate is full and rich. Nice.
  • NZ | Cameron Douglas M.S. Wine Reviews 91 Points

    OTQ 2019 Marlborough OTQ Pinot Noir Rosé

    From the Branken Hill Vineyard this rose coloured wine shows off aromas and flavours of strawberry and red apple skin, cherry jubes and pink candy floss. Fresh, ripe, focused and delicious on the palate with a gentle creamy texture, very fine chal...
  • NZ | NWWA 92 Points
  • NZ | Cameron Douglas M.S. Wine Reviews 90 Points

    JTW 2018 Marlborough Pinot Noir

    A well crafted Pinot Noir with a bouquet of fresh, crisp and crunchy red fruits - cherry and wild raspberry , fresh cranberry and yellow plum. An easy and moderate layer of oak with scents of vanilla and a little clove. Dry, fruity, crisp textures...
  • USA | Wine Advocate 91 Points

    JTW 2017 Marlborough Pinot Noir

    Sourced from the Southern Valleys, Jules Taylor's 2017 Pinot Noir offers up smoky notes of grilled plums. It's medium to full-bodied but remarkably supple and fresh atthe same time, with additional notes of baking spices andred fruit coming throug...
  • USA | Wine Enthusiast 92 Points

    JTW 2017 Marlborough Gruner Veltliner

    This is a fruity, likable wine, with fragrances of honey-flecked pear, peach, white flower blossom and white pepper. The palate is a delicious play between orchard fruit, creamy texture and chalky acidity, finishing on a sweet fruited, peppery note
  • NZ | James Suckling 91 Points

    JTW 2017 Marlborough Chardonnay

    Spicy aromas alongside fennel and asparagus. Great finesse.
  • NZ | Michael Cooper 4.5 Stars

    JTW 2018 Marlborough Pinot Gris

    Grown in the Awatere and Wairau valleys, the light lemon/green 2018 vintage (4.5*) was mostly handled in tanks; 5 per cent of the blend was oak-aged. Produced in a dry style (2 grams/litre of residual sugar), it is attractively scented and full-bo...
  • NZ | Wine Orbit Review 96 Points

    OTQ 2017 Marlborough OTQ Pinot Noir

    Wonderfully fruited and seductively complex, the wine shows dark berry, thyme, cake spice and roasted nut characters on the nose with nuances of olive and game. The palate exhibits outstanding concentration and depth, splendidly enhanced by refine...
  • NZ | Bob Campbell M.W. Wine Reviews 91 Points

    OTQ 2017 Marlborough OTQ Chardonnay

    Fragrant, floral grüner veltliner, with classic citrus and green tea flavours. A precise, pure wine supported by a backbone of fruity acidity that gives the wine freshness and helps drive a lengthy finish
  • NZ | Wine Orbit Review 91 Points

    JTW 2018 Marlborough Gruner Veltliner

    The wine is delightfully fruited and elegantly expressed on the nose showing rockmelon, fig, lemon peel and subtle oatmeal characters, followed by a finely textured and focused palate that is juicy and persistent. The wine offers lovely palate wei...
  • NZ | Wine Orbit Review 91 Points
  • US | JAMES SUCKLING 90 Points

    JTW 2018 Marlborough OTQ Rosé

    This has attractive, smooth style and delivers a bright array of red-fruit flavors on a fresh, creamy palate. Drink now. Screw cap.