Mission Jewelstone Gimblett Gravels Hawke's Bay Rosé (2021)

The thought-provoking 2021 vintage (5*) was made from estate-grown, hand-picked Merlot, fermented and lees-aged in French oak barrels (30 per cent new). Pale pink, it is a distinctive, classy, full-bodied wine, with strong peach, watermelon, strawberry and spice flavours, a hint of apricot, unusual complexity and a fully dry, smooth finish. It's already delicious.


Type: Rosé Wines
Variety: Rosé Wines
Vintage: 2021
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $40 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.

Reviewed July 2022

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