Dancing Petrel Paewhenua Island Mangonui Northland Tannat (2019)

Well worth discovering, the powerful, densely packed 2019 vintage (5*) is set for a long life. Hand-picked and matured in French oak casks (30 per cent new), it has bold, dark, purple-flushed colour, loads of plummy, spicy flavour, a hint of liquorice, firm tannin backbone, and obvious potential. Best drinking 2023+.

Details

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

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2021

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

When to drink: 2023

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