91pointsEsk Valley 2017 Gimblett Gravels Merlot-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc Red (Hawke's Bay)

This is classic Gimblett Gravels—with Merlot leading the way—at a bargain price. Notes of ripe blackberries, currents, warm earth, ground black pepper and dried savory herbs with some oaky tones can be found on both the nose and the palate. It's full bodied and generously fruited, wound with a dusty thread of earthy tannins and a herbal finish. Drink now, with a rare steak or throughout the next decade. Christina Pickard

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  • Alcohol
    13.5%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Importer
    Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
  • Date Published
    9/1/2019
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