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Lot 08 – Craggy Range Special Half Barrique from the Sought-after 2019 Vintage

Half Barrique | 112.5 Litres

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This is your opportunity getting your hands onto a once off half barrique of Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot blend from our Gimblett Gravels vineyard from the great 2019 vintage. Chief Winemaker Julian Grounds says that vintage 2019 will go down at Craggy Range as one of our greatest ever and this is potentially underselling it. Across the three regions, we have been blessed with a warm, dry ripening period. With only minor rain events through vintage, we have been able to base picking decisions purely on the optimal ripeness of the grapes. The resulting wines show so much depth, concentration and

Winemaker

Julian Grounds

Winery

Craggy Range

Website

https://www.craggyrange.com/

Additional Details

Craggy Range is a family owned winery established in 1998, and situated in the shadow of the spectacular Te Mata Peak in the premium wine growing area of Hawke’s Bay New Zealand. Craggy Range produces a collection of iconic wines from grapes grown on exceptional estates in Hawke’s Bay, Martinborough, and Marlborough, with an unrelenting focus on quality. From the stony, warm soils of the Gimblett Gravels in Hawke’s Bay to the volcanic, clay soils of Te Muna Road in Martinborough, these exceptional vineyards produce wines with amazing aromatics,

Auction Lot Details

This is your opportunity to get your hands on a unique, one off half barrique blend of premium Cabernet Sauvignon/ Merlot grown in the Gimblett Gravels from the much sought-after 2019 vintage.

Chief Winemaker Julian Grounds says that “vintage 2019 will go down at Craggy Range as one of our greatest ever and this is potentially underselling it. Across the regions, we have been blessed with a warm, dry ripening period. With only minor rain events through vintage, we have been able to base picking decisions purely on the optimal ripeness of the grapes. The resulting wines show so much depth, concentration and balance. They are without a doubt some of the most exciting wines I have ever been fortunate enough to be involved with.”

Winemaker

Julian Grounds

Winery

Craggy Range

Website

https://www.craggyrange.com/

Additional Details

Craggy Range is a family owned winery established in 1998, and situated in the shadow of the spectacular Te Mata Peak in the premium wine growing area of Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. Craggy Range produces a collection of iconic wines from grapes grown on exceptional estates in Hawke’s Bay, Martinborough, and Marlborough, with an unrelenting focus on quality. From the stony, warm soils of the Gimblett Gravels in Hawke’s Bay to the volcanic, clay soils of Te Muna Road in Martinborough, these exceptional vineyards produce wines with amazing aromatics.