The diverse range of vineyard sites in Hawke’s Bay has allowed us to craft a wine that balances out the fruit sweetness of Merlot with the structure and complexity of Cabernet Sauvignon. The result is a wine that combines intense, dark fruit characters with subtle cedar and spicy oak notes.
- NZ - Hawke's Bay
- New Zealand
Winery Tasting Notes
This classic Hawke’s Bay Merlot Cabernet is a balanced wine which presents a mellow harmony of fruit sweetness and savoury tannins, leading to a smooth finish with intense, dark fruit characters.
Rich berry and dark fruit characters combine with subtle cedar and spicy oak complexity.
The palate is ripe and full with savoury tannins, culminating in a smooth, lingering finish.
This classic Hawke’s Bay Merlot Cabernet is well suited to a range of dishes including most forms of pasta and red meat dishes such as seared eye fillet and roasted lamb.
The wine will mature gracefully in the bottle for two to three years from release.