Dean Hewitson’s mantra for many years now has been to avoid preservatives until bottling, which is unusual for white wine producers but can help deliver a more lively and expressive drink. No doubting the appeal with this white.
Water clear and ultra fresh, this taut and tight Eden Valley is just a baby. It’s like bathing in a grapefruit waterfall, on a lean but not mean palate. It’s wound up a bit tight for drinking now, but the future will be very kind.