Below you will find the wines to try during wine tastings and tours in Hawke’s Bay:
Syrah – perfumed wines, elegant with ripe fruit, lingering spice, and supple tannins.
Merlot – wines of great power, elegance, and longevity. Merlot is increasingly the higher percentage in blends, offering rich, plummy depths.
Chardonnay – wines are full-bodied, lengthy, almost opulent but with finely-tuned acidity balancing the richness.
Sauvignon Blanc – rich, tree fruit-laden wines, underpinned by bright acidity, they often seen a degree of oak fermentation or maturation.
Pinot Gris – bold ripe wines, aromatic, spicy with balanced acidity and good body.