Named in honour of nineteenth-century winemaker Cyprian Huchet, the lovely 2019 vintage (5*) was estate-grown in the Gimblett Gravels and matured for a year in French oak barrels. Dark, with a highly fragrant, spicy bouquet, it is full-bodied, with dense blackcurrant, plum and black pepper flavours, complex, savoury and finely poised. A standout red, it is extremely age-worthy; best drinking 2025+.
Type: Red Wines
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $150 NZD
Value for Money: AV
This wine is a Potential Classic.
When to drink: 2025