Esk Valley Artisanal Collection Hawke's Bay Albarino (2021)

Drinking well in its youth, the 2021 vintage (4.5*) is a single-vineyard wine, grown at Mangatahi, and fermented in tanks and large oak barrels. Bright, light lemon/green, it is freshly scented, mouthfilling and crisp, with strong, lively, peachy, spicy flavours and a finely balanced, dry (4.1 grams/litre of residual sugar) finish.


Type: White Wines
Variety: Albariño
Vintage: 2021
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $25 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: V+

The overall rating for quality is Tentative, as Michael has only reviewed a small number of vintages of this particular wine.

Reviewed August 2022

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