Karikari Estate Northland Tannat (2019)

Likely to be long-lived, the powerful 2019 vintage (5*) was grown on the Karikari Peninsula, in the Far North, and matured for two years in French and American oak casks. It has dense, purple-flushed, inky colour. Fresh and lively, it is bold, with concentrated berry, plum and spice flavours, fresh acidity and buried tannins. Open 2024+.


Type: Red Wines
Variety: Tannat
Vintage: 2019
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $45 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

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

When to drink: 2024

Reviewed 2021

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