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2016 Villa Maria Cellar Selection Grenache

Beautifully juicy and complex

2016 Villa Maria Cellar Selection Grenache

Beautifully juicy and complex

$23.99

per bottle

  • Bottle
  • Case (6)
FWDC 93/100
44% Off

2016 Villa Maria Cellar Selection Grenache

Beautifully juicy and complex

FWDC 93/100

Description

Grown on the soon-to-be-legendary Ngakirikiri Vineyard in the heart of the Gimblett Gravels. Not only is Grenache quite experimental as a grape in NZ, but some of the winemaking is very unique here. The Villa Maria team harvest just 1 hectare and put 35% of the grapes into large format, rotatable oak cuves and allow prolonged skin contact for 10 months. One of our buyers worked vintage at Villa Maria and was so taken with this wine, he insisted that it get ranged

Smells

Ripe cherry, liquorice and violet florals.

Tastes

Rich and juicy, with dark fruit and savoury complexity you'd be hard pressed to find a finer Gimblett ravel Grenache for this price. Enjoy in its youth with pork or Mediterranean creations.

BrandVilla Maria Estate

RegionGimblett Gravels, Hawkes Bay

VarietalGrenache

Size750ml

Alcohol %14.5%

Vintage2016

CountryNew Zealand

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