Wine experts say this Red wine delivers as promised, with bright acidity and a clean, refreshing mouthfeel. The flavors are of strawberry and raspberry fruit, helped along by a little residual sweetness, and there is a touch of pepper. A little fierce and sharp, with a lot of oak, and then the sweetness, giving the impression of sweetness, but not the forte. The regular use is in the dessert department, and makes it a good bottle to drink now. A good, good, white wine, with pineapple, citrus, honeysuckle and vanilla flavors. But it`s very dry, and turns pithy and rough in the finish. From one of Anderson Valley`s better Chardonnays. A pace of five years. Right on the mark. With an Anderson Valley cuvée, this is steadily gaining gold/ pink notes, but it`s also in keeping with the trend in New Zealand for top-end bottlings.