The wine shows an attractive lemony yellow-green colour with a complex nose of citrus, white peach, pineapple, spice, citrus blossoms, apricot and buttered toast aromas. The taste is long and elegant with a lively minerality.
The 2013 Reserve had a stellar year: Gold medal in Lyon, Gold medal at the San Francisco International Wine Competition and Gold and Regional Trophy at the IWSC as well as being nominated for a Platter 5 star. In October 2015, the 2014 Reserve Chardonnay was rated as one of the top Chardonnays in Christian Eedes Prescient Chardonnay Report 2015 Awards. In November 2016 the 2015 Reserve was again rated by Christian Eedes as one of his top 10 Chardonnays.