The Hay Paddock Pitchfork Classic Hawke’s Bay Red 2016 $34

Blended from a selection of classic Hawke’s Bay red varieties with Malbec and Syrah being the main stars, this has been supervised by Chris Canning, artist, writer, winemaker extraordinaire and its loaded with classic savoury peppery meaty notes that wrap around the prune, baked berries and anise and cough drop characters.  Cocoa, black olive, big, powdery tannins and long on flavour