Wine of the Week NZ

Stonecroft Gimblett Gravels Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $45

Dense, deep cabernet sauvignon with classic cedar, cassis, dark berry and very subtle fresh herb flavours. Quite closed at this youthful stage but with a promising future thanks to moderately assertive graphite-like tannins. (Diam)

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view on

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2025

Food: Grilled steak with salsa verde

Stockists: The Winery, Queenstown (NZ); Global Fine Wine, Sydney (AU distributor)

Winery Rating: 96.2 Weighted average of their top 5 recently tasted wines

Price Rating Map & Vintage Chart: How the wine fits in the winery’s range?

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