Abbey Estate Hawke’s Bay Petit Verdot 2019 $25

Paired with: Sticky Stir Fried Beef with greens and noodles (Dish Magazine Issue 97 2021)

Increase the yum-ness of this satisfyingly sticky, spicy beef with a great slurp of the lovely new Abbey Estate Obsession Hawke’s Bay Petit Verdot 2019 ($25). Grown in the iron-rich soils of the Bridge Pa Triangle, this wine is ultra-floral, glossy, earth-edged and heaving with dried herbs, blackberry and wild and wooly textures.