Dada 1 is a complex, dry wine, with a restrained yet layered aroma of dried herbs, spicy white stonefruit, citrus, smoke and flint. It is powerful wine whose intensity and presence is carried by a precise, razor like acidity that provides incredible length.
Dada 1 is a blended white wine from distinguished sites in the Mangatahi, Te Awanga and Gimblett Gravels sub-regions. It is predominantly Sauvignon Blanc with contributions from all or some of the following varieties depending on the vintage: Viognier, Semillon, Gewurztraminer, Chenin Blanc.
|Wine maker notes
|The exact composition of each wine changes year to year, and is entirely determined by the quality of the fruit that particular vintage. We desire that the wine reflects the growing season - in a cooler year the wine will be more fresh and lively and in a warmer year the wine will be more rich - while still retaining the essence of Dada Wines – elegance, restraint, density and power.
|Eschewing traditional categorisation, the Dada Wines are unorthodox blends that encompass the best of the region’s diverse landscape and varieties.
We believe that blending enables us to create complex, complete, elegant and restrained wines that could not be made with the conventional constraints imposed by single vineyards, single terroir or single varieties.
While singularity undoubtedly has its place in the world of fine wines, our aim is to create wines unlike any other that combine lightness and purity with depth and substance.
The wines vibrant, ripe yet fresh fruit characters, undoubtedly offer a sense of place; Hawkes Bay, New Zealand but here the references end. Throw away your textbook, reject the safety of the predictable, for the possibility of an extraordinary experience.