All along Marlborough’s wild coast, clinging to rocks at low tide, is the seaweed Durvillea. We know it as bull kelp or rimurapa and its strong lines, shapes, textures and colours mirror the depth and complexity of flavours found in our wine.
Colour/Appearance Pale lemon-straw with green highlights
Aroma/Bouquet White-fleshed stone fruit, currant leaf and a whiff of jalapeno and tobacco
Palate Medium-bodied with rich white stone fruit, gooseberry and mandarine flavours, mineral texture and long, crisp and clean finish
Cellaring Already drinking well and likely to improve over the next 18 months
Suggested Foods Leafy summer salads, pacific rim and Thai-style cuisine featuring aromatic herbs such as mint and coriander, fresh oysters and seafood of all types