This is an aromatic yet elegant red wine. Deep and brooding, powerful yet supple, with flavours of cherry, blackberry and a hint of dark chocolate.
4 Stars - Wine Central Tasting Panel.
Ariki is the name for a Maori tribal leader. Wairau Hills Ariki is a range of selected vineyard parcels which showcase the unique terroir and climate of the Marlborough region.
Wairau Hills produce a range of premium Marlborough varieties that showcase the unique terroir characters and climatic conditions that they are fortunate enough to have in their region. They source only high using quality fruit from specially selected and managed vineyards and use traditional winemaking to capture the essence of Marlborough's vibrant yet elegant wines. The company is certainly in good hands as at the head of the team are famous NZ winemaker Alan McCorkindale with Chris and Judi Simmonds who were foundation growers for Cloudy Bay.
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