Tironui Hawke's Bay Malbec/Merlot/Cabernet (2020)

From an elevated site at Taradale, the single-vineyard 2020 vintage (4.5*) is a blend of Malbec (51 per cent), Merlot (42 per cent) and Cabernet Sauvignon (7 per cent). Hand-picked and matured for 20 months in seasoned French oak barrels, it is full-coloured, with a fresh, spicy bouquet. Mouthfilling and vibrantly fruity, it has berryish, plummy, spicy, slightly nutty flavours, showing very good ripeness and concentration, and a well-rounded finish. Best drinking 2023+.


Type: Red Wines
Variety: Malbec
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $40 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: –V

When to drink: 2023

Reviewed 2021

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