2018 Paritua Red, Hawkes Bay
In Appearance: A deep ruby red colour
On the Nose: Aromas of spicy black Doris plum
and wild forest berries with fine cedar notes, vanilla, baking spices and cocoa powder
On the Palate: The palate is firm and rich, with powerful mid palate tannins and concentrated plums, cassis, blackberry and a long savoury finish
The wine will improve with cellaring. Recommended drinking
from mid-2020 to 2030. Red meats and game birds are the
obvious choice to match with this wine.