Church Road 1 Malbec 2016
A robust and characterful red with generous, juicy, dark berry fruit, lifted violet floral notes and exotic spice typical of this block. The palate is full bodied with good mid palate richness, and chunky, ripe tannins with a slight rustic edge.
Awards: Trophy, Hawkes Bay Wine Awards 2018, Vintage 2016 Gold, New Zealand International Wine Competition 2018, Vintage 2016 Gold, New Zealand Wine of the Year Awards 2018, Vintage 2016
While approachable now, this wine will age positively for 15 plus years if cellared well.