Gimblett Gravels - 2011 vintage selection
14 Feb 2014 by Jancis Robinson
See also US feather in Trinity Hill's cap . The Gimblett Gravels, an 800-ha subzone defined by soil type within New Zealand's Hawke's Bay wine region on the east coast of the North Island, clearly has something going for it. You can read about a big blind comparison in London of its red blends with some of  Bordeaux's smartest reds in Gimblett Gravels v Bordeaux 2005 (no shortage of chutzpah among those brave Kiwis!). See its admirably precise map below, and find out more at www.gimblettgravels.com , where a full-size map can be downloaded. Not only has Trinity Hill been chosen as American investor Charles Banks' first...

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