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  • Jancis Robinson
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  • Jancis Robinson
21 Jun 2011

The other night I undertook a small experiment. New Zealand wine producers Vidal, part of the Villa Maria group, had sent me out of the blue a few years ago 12 bottles of Vidal Estate Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2000 Hawke's Bay, one of the impressive Bordeaux reds made on the so-called Gimblett Gravels (see