Hunter's Marlborough Gewürztraminer (2021)

Estate-grown at Rapaura, on the north side of the Wairau Valley, the 2021 vintage (4.5*) is a perfumed, full-bodied, Alsace-style wine. Light lemon/green, it is strongly varietal, with youthful, ripe peach, lychee and spice flavours, showing excellent delicacy and depth, and a finely textured, dryish (6 grams/litre of residual sugar), lingering finish. Best drinking 2023+.


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

When to drink: 2023

Past Vintages:
Vintage: 2021; Winemaker’s Rating: 5/7; When to Drink: 22 – 30
Vintage: 2020; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 22 – 30
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.

Reviewed March 2022

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