Villa Maria Reserve Hawke's Bay Albarino (2021)

The 2021 vintage (5*) offers great value. A single-vineyard wine, grown near Maraekakaho, it was hand-picked and matured on its yeast lees for three months. Bright, light lemon/green, it is aromatic, full-bodied and packed with vibrant, citrusy, peachy, slightly spicy flavours, crisp, dry (2.9 grams/litre of residual sugar) and lasting. A great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc.


Type: White Wines
Variety: Albariño
Vintage: 2021
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $20 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: V+

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

Reviewed June 2022

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