VINEYARD AND WINEMAKING NOTES
Premium parcels of fruit , selected by our winemaker from the Gimblett Gravels and Bridge Pa triangle region of Hawkes bay, have been developed into this stunning example of a Reserve Merlot.
Fruit driven and dry in style, this full bodied Merlot displays ripe dark fruit of boysenberry and plum with a lingering fruit sweetness and excellent leather like tannin structure on the palate.
Eye: Vibrant burgundy
Nose: Wild blackberry, damson plum, fragrant and earthy
Taste: Fruit forward with ripe berries and plum and a soft savoury character. Subtle hints of cocoa and mocha.
FOOD MATCH, CELLARING AND SERVICE
Match with wild game meats such as venison or earthly dishes, mushroom risotto.
Drink or cellar with care up to 8 years.
Serve at room temperature 18 ͦC
Region Gimblett Gravels and Bridge Pa, Hawkes Bay