James Halliday

70% MV6, 30% 14 and 115 clones fermented in 0.5 tonne lots with 15% whole bunches and some additional stalks to add structure, matured for 12 months in French barriques (50% new). Cherry-accented fruit on the bouquet and palate has a freshness that is a delight, and the additional stalks haven’t made the wine too stemmy, the oak likewise balanced.

95 points GOLD.