Puriri Hills Reserve 2006 was rated 96 points in Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine in the April May 2011 edition.
This is more intense than the regular label with impressive richness and savory characters. It is also weightier and quite complex with a great texture. It has good length, a lovely floral character on the finish, plus hints of spice and chocolate.
In the same magazine Puriri Hills 2007 Estate received 95 points.
Jo Burzynska featured Puriri Hills Estate 2007 in the New Zealand Herald’s Viva magazine on 1 June, 2011. She says, “Its svelte and juicy dark berry fruit is ripe yet restrained and infused with notes of roasted spice and freshly ground coffee…..”
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