Already drinking well, the 2019 vintage (4.5*) is a Hawke's Bay blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, matured for 18 months in French oak barrels, then bottled unfined and unfiltered. Full-coloured, with a fragrant, slightly herbal bouquet, it is mouthfilling and supple, with generous, berryish, plummy flavours, oak complexity and gentle tannins. It's still unfolding; drink now or cellar.
Type: Red Wines
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $30 NZD
Value for Money: AV
Reviewed March 2022