Price:  £16.50 | Case Rate: £15.66
Ex Tax: £13.75

Te Awa - Left Field Hawkes Bay Malbec 2017

Information

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Wine Region: Hawke's Bay
  • Wine Area: Gimblett Gravels
  • Wine Maker: Ant Mackenzie
  • Grape: Malbec
  • Grape Percentage: 100% Malbec
  • Alcohol Percentage: 13.5%
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 750
  • Best To Drink: Drink Now - 2019
Food Matching

Food Matching

Imbibe on its own or devour along with a leg of lamb roasted with rosemary and garlic.

Duty/Vat Paid

Wine tasting notes

Down a dark alleyway the brooding and intense characters of blackberry and liquorice meet the heroically proportioned mass of dark chocolate draped in smooth, fine velvet.

Vinification Notes

After picking in the cool of morning, the grapes were gently processed to open top fermenters. Fermentation ensued after a few days of cold soak on the skins. The young wine was drained to tank prior to barrelling down for 18 months maturation in French oak barrels. After blending the wine was gently stabilised and bottled soon after..