Falconhead Hawke's Bay Gewürztraminer (2019)

Offering fine value, the 2019 vintage (4*) was mostly handled in tanks (5 per cent of the blend was barrel-fermented). Bright, light gold, with a fragrant, spicy bouquet, it is mouthfilling, with good depth of spicy, peachy, slightly gingery flavours, slightly sweet (7.6 grams/litre of residual sugar), very harmonious and smooth. Retasted in mid-late 2021, it's building up well with age and probably at its peak.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Gewürztraminer
Vintage: 2019
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★✰ – 3.5 Stars
Price: $16 NZD
Sweetness: MED/DRY
Value for Money: V+

Past Vintages:
Vintage: 2019; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 22 – 25
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.

Reviewed February 2022

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