"Spends just 9 months in barrel. Otago-esque form here – there’s that boysenberry purple edge you see in Central Pinot too. Otago via Coal River Valley. Is it a latitude thing? Anyway, this is ripe and the acid is soft but there’s a quantum of flavour. A ripe year in context with plum juiciness and a ripple of whole bunch spice, the effect ripe and full and generous. Plush, generous and immediately attractive, but there’s spice and structure and tannins. 1er Cru quality again."
“The Pinot Noir is no slouch either, but Tolpuddle's 2014 Chardonnay is super. Faint hints of crème brûlée mark the nose, then ease into lime, pineapple and white peach notes on the palate. It's only medium in weight, but with a silky feel and a long mouthwatering finish.”
Tolpuddle Vineyard - The Tasting Panel
“Silky with juicy acidity, intensity, and lovely flavors; very Burgundian, elegant, and clean; stunning and bright with a long finish.”
Tolpuddle Vineyard - Anthony Dias Blue Lifestyle
“Smooth and silky with juicy acidity, intensity and lovely flavors; very Burgundian, elegant and fresh, stunning long and bright.”