Country: New Zealand Region: Hawkes Bay
60% Merlot, 24% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Cabernet Franc & 2% Petit Verdot.
Vintage: 2011 Colour:Red Style:Dry
Producer: Craggy Range Vineyards
Made from the best parcels of hand selected grapes growing in the heart of the Gimblett Gravels Vineyard in Hawkes Bay, this is a seductive blend of the very best Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon at its very best. Evocative, richly textured and exceptionally fine-grained balanced by supple and elegant tannins. This is a phenomenal wine made by some of the worlds most skilled winemakers.
Ageing Potential: 20 Years
Dark garnet colour. Lifted aromatics of dark berries, cassis, cocoa and wooden spices. Rich sweet fruit and hints of caramel are surrounded by firm, fine tannins which provide elegance and great length on the palate.Publication: Robert Parker‰۪s The Wine Advocate
Food Matches: Rich Beef