Trinity Hill Red Bordeaux Blend Hawkes Bay Gimblett Gravels 2007
Situated on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. Trinity Hill is a partnership between John Hancock, Robert and Robyn Wilson (owners of London’s Bleeding Heart and The Don restaurants) and Aucklanders Trevor and Hanne Janes. Three founding partners, hence the name “Trinity Hill”. Highly regarded for his all round abilities in both the cellar and vineyard, John Hancock has extensive experience in Australia, France and New Zealand. This complex red blend is characterised by black fruits such as cassis and plum. The flavours of the black fruits are complemented by a mouth-filling structure and fine-grained texture.
Editorial Reviews for Trinity Hill Red Bordeaux Blend Hawkes Bay Gimblett Gravels
Slightly herbal on the nose, with a hint of arugula up front followed by tense black current fruit gently framed by notes of Toblerone. Finely balanced in the mouth, with herbal and floral notes on entry that are joined by mineral-tinged black fruits on the mid-palate. This is tense through the moderately long finish, which shows a touch of wood spice and ends with lifted herbal tones. 89pts