HAPPY PRAISE FROM THE FINE WINE LOVERS OF THE WORLD

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

  • NZ | NZ WINE OF THE YEAR AWARDS Silver
  • US | JAMES SUCKLING 92 Points

    JTW 2017 Marlborough Pinot Gris

    This catches plenty of flavor and delivers a wine with terrific balance and personality. Ripe apple and pear aromas and flavors with a gently fleshy and slightly off-dry twist at the finish. Drink now.
  • NZ | CAMERON DOUGLAS M.S. WINE REVIEWS 94 Points

    JTW 2015 Marlborough Pinot Noir

    Distinctive bouquet of dark red berries and plum with a black cherry and plum compote suggestion; dark spices and obvious youthful woody expression with a toasty vanilla layer, obvious attention to detail with complexity. Dry, youthful, tense and ...
  • NZ | MARLBOROUGH WINE SHOW Gold
  • NZ | RAYMOND CHAN WINE REVIEWS 5 Stars

    JTW 2017 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

    Grown in the Wairau and Awatere valleys, the 2017 vintage (4.5*) was handled entirely in tanks and made in a fully dry (1.6 grams/litre of residual sugar) style. Light lemon/green, it is intensely varietal, with good weight and immediacy, strong, ...
  • NZ | CAMERON DOUGLAS M.S. WINE REVIEWS 90 Points

    JTW 2016 Marlborough Gruner Veltliner

    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...
  • NZ | CAMERON DOUGLAS M.S. WINE REVIEWS 93 Points

    JTW 2016 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

    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 a...
  • NZ | MICHAEL COOPER 4 Stars

    JTW 2015 Marlborough OTQ Sauvignon Blanc

    I love the bouquet of this wine because it encapsulates the elements of mystery, ripe fruit, old barrel spice and mild nutty, almost burnt butter complexity; the aromas of peach and quince laced with grapefruit and river stone mineral is quite sed...
  • NZ | SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION Gold
  • NZ | WINE ORBIT REVIEW 94 Points

    JTW 2016 Marlborough Pinot Noir

    Plush and velvety, with a note of warm vanilla bean mingling with the black cherry and plum flavors. Spice, cedar and chai tea elements are intense on the finish. Drink now through 2022.
  • AUS | RAYMOND CHAN WINE REVIEWS 5 Stars
  • USA | RAYMOND CHAN WINE REVIEWS 4 Stars
  • USA | WINE ADVOCATE 90 Points

    JTW 2016 Marlborough OTQ Pinot Noir

    Supple and generous, with blueberry and raspberry flavors at the core, accented with notes of matcha green tea and candied ginger. Spice accents linger on the finish, which has plenty of momentum. Drink now through 2022
  • NZ | SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION Gold
  • UK | WINE ADVOCATE 90 Points

    JTW 2016 Marlborough Chardonnay

    An exquisite, feminine style of Chardonnay, this is showing delicate lemony tones combining harmoniously with florals and stone fruits. The seamless oak gives a playful attitude to this wine, and the acidity sits respectfully alongside.
  • SNG | AIR NZ WINE AWARDS Gold
  • AUS | MICHAEL COOPER 4 Stars
  • NZ | TOWER CLUB WINE & WINERY AWARDS Silver

    JTW 2017 Marlborough OTQ Rosé

    Embargo November 6th
  • NZ | AIR NZ WINE AWARDS Silver

    JTW 2016 Gisborne Rosé

    The vivacious 2016 vintage (4*) has an inviting, bright pink hue. Merlot-based (with 3 per cent Pinot Noir), it is a dry style (2.1 grams/litre of residual sugar), with fresh, lively, plummy, gently spicy flavours, crisp and strong
  • NZ | CUISINE MAGAZINE 4.5 Stars