94 points Wine Enthusiast
"This is a shining example of a variety too rarely seen in New Zealand, in this reviewer's opinion. Huia's version is elegant and refreshing. It's also a total bargain. Pale yellow, the delicately perfumed nose dances with notes of citrus, peach, watermelon Jolly Ranchers (but don't think sweet), fresh blossoms and a hint of ginger, all backed by a stony mineral baseline. The palate is beautifully balanced and textural, with length and focus, laced with minerals. Drink now with spicy summery cuisine like cold Vietnamese noodles or goat cheese and fig."
Vinous Reverie Notes
Winery: The 2019 Grüner Veltiner is a single vineyard wine from the Kennedy Road Vineyard in the Hawkesbury Valley. The growing season furbished us early with sunny ripening conditions. This combined with the well drained, stony clay soils and crop thinning provided beautifully exposed fruit. This has given us an elegant floral citrus based dry Grüner Veltliner. Tasting Notes: The nose is aromatic, full of floral and citrus notes. On the palate the wine shows jasmine and honesuckle alongside mandarin lemon citrus. This Huia Grüner Veltliner shows good length and fresh and lively finish. This wine is Vegan and Vegetarian friendly. Huia Grüner Veltliner is delicious with: scallops, sushi, whitebait fritters and firm fruity cheeses.