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2012 Elephant Hill Rania

Elephant Hill


Our STONE vineyard is composed of gravel and silt layers originally formed after a great flood of the Ngaruroro river in 1867. The river stones absorbs and radiate heat on the vines to create concentrated, structured, bold, ageworthy wines.


Reviews & Accolades: 

97 points - Candice Chow

95 points - Bob Campbell MW

18.5 points – Joelle Thomson

97 points – Sam Kim

94 points – Cameron Douglas MS

5 stars – Michael Cooper


‘Outstanding fruit purity, it’s splendidly composed’

Sam Kim

‘Extremely impressive Syrah’

Joelle Thomson


Technical information: 
100% Syrah, handpicked
inoculated & natural primary ferment, natural malolactic
24 mths barrel, 42% new
290 cs produced

Technical Information