Rata Sauvignon Blanc
The Rata tree is famous for its bright red bloom at the height of summer.
Fresh green bean, passion fruit and pineapple show on an uplifted nose.
A rich front palate displays elegant grapefruit characters. The mid palate is full underpinned by good natural acidity. Wine is well integrated, showing good length and citrus characters on the finish.
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Rata Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2018
91 Points / 4.5 Stars
Wine Orbit - Sam Kim - Dec 2018
It is wonderfully fruited and intensely aromatic on the nose showing passionfruit, currant, feijoa and lime peel aromas, followed by a punchy palate that is juicy and lively. The wine offers terrific fruit vibrancy and purity, leading to a lingering mouth-watering finish. At its best: now to 2020.
Rata Chardonnay 2016
86 Points / 4 Stars
Wine Orbit - Sam Kim - Aug 2018
Nicely ripe and gently lifted, the bouquet shows stone fruit, rockmelon, lemon peel and almond characters. The palate is juicy and rounded, delivering attractive fruit flavours and smooth mouthfeel, well supported by zesty acidity. Friendly and approachable with tasty fruit flavours. At its best: now to 2019. Aug 2018.