The nose displays gooseberry, herbal and tropical notes. It has a delicious palate with a full fruited entry, again gooseberry layered with rock melon and a zesty long mineral and herbal finish.
Babich Wines, established in 1916, is one of New Zealand’s largest family-owned wine companies with vineyards in Auckland, Hawke’s Bay, and Marlborough. They combine the craftsmanship of today with experience won from years of pioneering viticulture and winemaking. Sustainable practices and a willingness to invest in the future ensure that this approach will continue to deliver fine wines which fully reflect varietal and terroir. The family believes that wine is meant to be enjoyed on special occasions as well as on an everyday basis and their portfolio offers of a wide range of high-quality wines at a variety of price points.
|After harvest the grapes were quickly crushed and pressed into stainless steel tanks and fermented at controlled cool temperatures to capture the intense varietal flavors.