The 2010 Fancrest Estate Pinot Noir was listed by Alder Yarrow as one of his top NZ Pinot Noirs and Bob Campbell MW rated it 93/100 "Dense, intense Pinot Noir with energy. Strong plum and dark cherry interwoven with classy oak. Stylish wine with complexity and potential." Decanter UK selected Fancrest Estate as one of their highly recommended picks for Pinot Noir: The World's Best (Outside Burgundy) (April 2016). Suggested drinking 2016-2022.