Craggy Range 2019 Te Kahu Red Blend, Gimblett Gravels Vineyard, Haw…


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From a family owned Graggy Range winery in the Hawkes Bay region of New Zealand, Te Kahu is a true Bordeaux blend. The grapes are all sourced from their Gimblett Gravels Vineyard, so named for the gravelly soil, similar to that found in Bordeaux. Thas along with the warm, sundrenched climate create a terroir that has proven to be ideal for growing Bordeaux varietals with great expression and character.This wine is a blend of 54% Merlot, 27 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Malbec, 7% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot The wine aged for 17 months in 20% new French oak barriques.Wine Enthusiast Magazine scored this 92 points saying “All the hallmark Gimblett Gravels characteristics are here on this affordable single vineyard red blend: pencil lead, tobacco, cherry, blackberry, licorice and dried violet. The palate flexes muscles but the lifted acidity and powdery, spicy tannins don’t obscure the fruit or site expression. A wine of power but also of clarity and approachability. Have a decanter…


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