Collaboration Ceresia Hawke's Bay Cabernet Franc (2019)

The debut 2019 vintage (5*) is rare – 852 bottles were made. Barrel-aged, and bottled unfined and unfiltered, it is full-coloured, fragrant, mouthfilling and supple, with generous blackcurrant, plum, red berry and spice flavours, finely integrated oak, and a real sense of vigour, delicacy, complexity and harmony. 'Sexy and serious', I jotted down.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Cabernet Franc
Vintage: 2019
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $45 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 November 2021

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