Red Leaf Winery Limited
Red Leaf Winery is a boutique winery which produces exquisite single vineyard wines of terroir that reflect their site/sub-region and region with precision each vintage. The Syrah has been an incredible success at $300 per bottle as has the Gewurztraminer with rave reviews however the Pinot Noir is the top wine in the Red Leaf Winery portfolio.
2011 Gewurztraminer Quite sweet Gewürztraminer but with a lovely balance of acidity. Gentle and perfectly pure Turkish delight/rose petal flavours. The wine has a lingering finish. Impressive wine, great as an aperitif served well chilled. Score: 89 “Bob Campbell” This score put my Gewurztraminer as third highest ever rated by Bob Campbell in the wider Canterbury region including Waipara. 2011 Syrah This is the debut Syrah sourced from Scott Grant and Celine Blond's 20-year-old Canterbury vineyard - and its darn good. Inky magenta-black in the glass and crammed full of blackberry and pepper soaked in pomegranate and cocoa. Really fresh,… Continue reading →