Villa Maria Single Vineyard Braided Gravels Hawke's Bay Albariño (2020)

Estate-grown and hand-harvested in the Joseph Soler vineyard, and fermented in a concrete, egg-shaped vat, the classy 2020 vintage (5*) is still unfolding. Bright, light lemon/green, it is strongly scented and full-bodied, with penetrating, citrusy, slightly spicy flavours, lees-aging notes adding complexity, zesty acidity and a long, dry (2.7 grams/litre of residual sugar) finish. Best drinking 2022+.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Albariño
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $30 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2022

This wine is a Classic.

When to drink: 2022

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