Newton Forrest Estate 2013 Cornerstone Gimblett Gravels Red (Hawke's Bay) Review

Bordeaux-style Red Blend from New Zealand

Review Score: 92
Winery: Newton Forrest Estate
Grape: Bordeaux-style Red Blend
Designation: Cornerstone Gimblett Gravels
Vintage: 2013
Province: Hawke's Bay



Our Review

This is a medium-bodied, lushly textured Bordeaux blend, with ripe black-cherry and spice flavors. There's a hint of vanilla—not quite yet integrated—but it's well integrated, and should continue to improve over the next 10 years.