Squawking Magpie 2013 SQM Gimblett Gravels Cabernets/Merlot Red (Hawke's Bay) Review

Bordeaux-style Red Blend from New Zealand

Review Score: 93
Winery: Squawking Magpie
Grape: Bordeaux-style Red Blend
Designation: SQM Gimblett Gravels Cabernets/Merlot
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.