Gimblett Gravels Wine Established in January 2001, Gimblett Gravels is a brand owned by an association of New Zealand wineries and winegrowers in the Hawkes Bay region of the eastern North Island. Gimblett Gravels combines the French concept of terroir with modern day thinking to define, protect and market wine. In what is believed to be a first for winegrowers in the New World - wine growing countries outside Europe - Gimblett Gravels is basing the ultimate designation of their district according to a tightly specified soil type. The very special gravely soils and unique climatic conditions - together with the expertise of our winemakers - are key elements to producing high quality wines in the Gimblett Gravels district. The district, which includes the internationally acclaimed Gimblett Road, has been building a reputation for producing high quality red wines from 'Bordeaux' red varieties and Syrah. The Gimblett Gravels appellation, covering 800ha, is strictly determined by the gravely Read more »

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Tempranillo

    History of the grape: Origins of Tempranillo are murky. It could be indigenous to the Spanish countryside, or it coul...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Viognier

    This special and exciting variety has taken California by storm and young plantings already demonstrate that this out...

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  • Craggy Range Te Kahu Meritage 2006


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    Wine review by phillips87

  • I was invited to a tasting meant for restaurant managers, somms, etc., to choose wines for their venues.  Lucky me!  Thanks to Patrick Pretz of Crush Wines for an outtanding experience.  It was a great opportunity for me to meet many winemakers and taste a broad range of wines.  I will link the wines I tasted if anyone would like to see the info... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Crush Wines Portfolio Tasting...

  • Wild Rock Gravel Pit Red 2004


    Nose: Dark fruit, fennel, spice, maybe hints of dark chocolate, oaky. Becomes more earthy and leathery with air. Palate: dark fruit, plums, fennel. Rich and tannic, quite warm, lively acid. Seems to benefit quite a bit from air, so might have been a good idea to open in advance or decant. Read More

    Wine review by 148296penguinoid 148296 penguinoid

  • Craggy Range les Beaux Cailloux Gimblett Gravels Vineyard Hawke's Bay 2005


    superb wine, very keen to get my hands on some please advise who I could purchase it from Read More

    Wine review by rodwine

  • Trinity Hill Viognier Gimblett Gravels 2006


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    Wine review by melathys

  • As discussed on degrandcru's cellar build thread. Thought it was about time we ... ... the dozen Craggy Range Gimblett Gravels Te Kahu (Bordeaux style red blend), some 2005 to 2007 Trinity Hills Gimblett Gravels Tempranillo. On the top shelf is a bottle of 2004 Krohl LBV Port (want another bottle so I can actually find out what it tastes like... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Cellar Pr0n by 303526GhostLemur 303526 GhostLemur

  • Moving existing thread to here:Reply by HondaJohn, 22 hours ago.@Ghost ... I'm ... definitely want to visit the Gimblett Gravels and maybe Millton Vineyards/Clos de Ste. Anne in Gisborne -- I'll leave any more concrete suggestions up to people who know NZ better than me though. Enjoy your stay!Reply by GhostLemur, 3 h... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Visiting NZ !!!!

  • I'm curious as to what everyone here buys to store at the back of their cellar ... 1 dozen of 2007 Craggy Range Gimblett Gravels Te Kahu. I had the fortune to try this at a tasting with their wine maker Adrian Baker. Liked it alot but what really sold me with the 10 year cellar est.With a young family this isn't a hobby where I can drop $US100... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Long cellar life wines. by 303526GhostLemur 303526 GhostLemur

  • Trinity Hill Tempranillo Gimblett 2007


    A subtle difference from the 2005, but just as good. Fruity, smooth tannins, lush with a long finish all combine to make this another winner. Highly recommend to those looking for something different. Read More

    Wine review by 303526GhostLemur 303526 GhostLemur

  • Trinity Hill Tempranillo Gimblett Gravels 2005


    A lush example of the Tempranillo varietial. Perfectly matched with the NZ lamb meal I had with it. Fruity and long with smooth tannins. More life in it yet I feel. Read More

    Wine review by 303526GhostLemur 303526 GhostLemur

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