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Gimblett Gravels: A taste of the 2017 vintage

Some newcomers make the grade in the 12-bottle selection that typifies what was a vintage of two halves in this prized New Zealand sub-region. Rebecca Gibb MW reports.

The British autumn heralds the arrival of the Gimblett Gravels annual vintage selection, a 12-bottle case that Master of Wine Andrew Caillard believes best represents the latest crop from this former river bed on the Heretaunga Plains in New Zealand’s Hawke’s Bay.

Rebecca Gibb’s Gimblett Gravels 2017 verdict:

See also: Gimblett Gravels 2016

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