YAY!!! 5 STARS *****

We have just been awarded for our current and upcoming vintages with 5 stars. We are very proud of our winemaker, who has done an excellent job. Thank you Alan Collinson for all your hard work and your amazing tasting wines. 

Karikari Estate Pinotage 2015, 94 pts, 5 stars

Superbly ripe and intensely expressed, the bouquet shows blackberry jam, dried cherry, cedar, smoked game and dark mushroom characters, leading to a concentrated palate that is dense and powerful. The wine offers sweet fruit richness together with spicy oak notes and deep savoury nuances, finishing impressively long and velvety. At its best: now to 2021. $42.00. April 2018. Sam Kim, Wine Orbit

Karikari Estate Syrah 2015, 94 pts, 5 stars

Youthful, fragrant and inviting, the bouquet shows black/blueberry, cranberry, violet, thyme and roasted nut characters with a touch of charcuterie complexity. It is succulent and wonderfully weighted on the palate, offering pristine fruit flavours as well as elegant savoury/spicy undertones, brilliantly framed by fine, chalky tannins. At its best: now to 2021. $52.00.  April 2018. Sam Kim, Wine Orbit

Calypso Chardonnay 2014, 91 pts, 4.5 stars

Inviting aromas of golden peach, mango, toasted nut and nougat lead to a succulent palate that is generously weighted and textured. The wine offers delectable fruit flavours together with creamy mouthfeel and spicy oak undertones, finishing long and smooth. At its best: now to 2019. $27.00. April 2018. Sam Kim, Wine Orbit

Karikari Estate Chardonnay 2015, 94 pts, 5 stars

Powerful and opulent, the richly fruited bouquet shows grilled stone fruit, pineapple, vanilla and hazelnut characters, followed by a concentrated palate that is plush and velvety. It is sumptuous and complex, filled with ripe fruit intensity and creamy texture, wonderfully supported by bright acidity and toasty/spicy nuances. At its best: now to 2020. $45.00. April 2018. Sam Kim, Wine Orbit