Paritua 21:12 (2018)

Set for a long life, the classy 2018 vintage (5*) is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (65 per cent), Merlot (20 per cent) and Cabernet Franc (15 per cent), estate-grown in the Bridge Pa Triangle, Hawke's Bay, and matured for two years in French oak barriques (50 per cent new). Deeply coloured, it is a powerful, sturdy red, with a rich surge of ripe blackcurrant, plum and spice flavours, seasoned with nutty oak, impressive complexity, fine tannins and a long, very harmonious finish. Best drinking 2024+.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Branded and Other Red Wines
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $130 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: –V

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2022

When to drink: 2024

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