Linden Estate Reserve Hawke's Bay Cabernet Sauvignon (2017)

The full-coloured 2017 vintage (4*) was matured in French oak barriques (14 per cent new). It has a fragrant, savoury bouquet, leading into a mouthfilling wine with strong, berryish, spicy flavours, showing considerable complexity, and good tannin backbone. Best drinking 2021+.


Type: Red Wines
Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet-predominant blends
Vintage: 2017
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $65 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: –V

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: 2021

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