Sacred Hill 2017 Helmsman Red (Hawke's Bay)

Cellar Selection

This vintage of Helmsman is a solid and multifaceted offering that's still a baby. It opens generously with raspberry, blueberry and violet aromas, backed by pencil lead, leather, tar, licorice and a lick of dusty oak. Power on the palate comes in the form of slightly aggressive, raspy, drying tannins. It's a weighty wine but not an overly ripe one, and it mostly needs time for those tannins to settle into the wine. Drink 2022–2030. Christina Pickard

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