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2014 Babich The Patriarch

Flagship expression of old vine Gimblett Gravels quality

2014 Babich The Patriarch

Flagship expression of old vine Gimblett Gravels quality

$71.99

per bottle

Elsewhere $75.99
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FWDC 95/100 Raymond Chan 19/20
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2014 Babich The Patriarch

Flagship expression of old vine Gimblett Gravels quality

FWDC 95/100 Raymond Chan 19/20

Description

Only the finest parcels of Babich's Gimblett Road vineyard make it into Patriarch, the most serious expression of the vintage. 2014 was a particularly warm year and as you'd expect, Patriarch is generous, powerful and set for a long life. Relative to the wines of similar quality from the region, prices remain very reasonable, and Babich Patriarch gets our nod for one of the buys of the vintage.

Smells

A dark, brooding nose of cedar, liquorice, tobacco, plum, blackberry and gravel.

Tastes

Lush, plump and very structured, with fine grain tannins mingling with an explosion of fruit and extract, lingering long on the palate. A truly serious expression of Gimblett Gravels Merlot, Cabernet and Malbec, this will drink for 20 years with ease. Now to 2035.

BrandBabich Wines

RegionGimblett Gravels, Hawkes Bay

VarietalMerlot Cabernet Sauvignon

Size750ml

Alcohol %13.5%

Vintage2014

CountryNew Zealand

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