Mill Road Merlot Cabernet 2014 (12 x 750mL) Hawkes Bay, NZ

Composition

Merlot 50%, Cabernet Sauvignon 42%, Cabernet Franc 6%

Winemaking

The grapes were harvested from the respective vineyards and transported to our Riverview winery were they were crushed to open topped stainless steel fermentation vessels and inoculated with a range of yeast strains. The ferments were pumped over several times per day until dry and then allowed from 2 to 5 days extended maceration. The wine was then pressed off the skins and some was put to barrel where it was aged for 12 months before blending with components which had been matured in stainless steel. The wine was then transported by road tanker to our Katikati winery for final blending and finishing. Bottling was in November

2018.

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Mill Road Merlot Cabernet 2014 (12 x 750mL) Hawkes Bay, NZ

Mill Road Merlot Cabernet 2014 (12 x 750mL) Hawkes Bay, NZ

Lot No: 0014-2478857

Composition

Merlot 50%, Cabernet Sauvignon 42%, Cabernet Franc 6% Winemaking The grapes were harvested from the respective vineyards and transported to our Riverview winery were they were crushed to open topped stainless steel fermentation vessels and inoculated with a range of yeast strains. The ferments were pumped over several times per day until dry and then allowed from 2 to 5 days extended maceration. The wine was then pressed off the skins and some was put to barrel where it was aged for 12 months before blending with components which had been matured in stainless steel. The wine was then transported by road tanker to our Katikati winery for final blending and finishing. Bottling was in November2018. (266247-4)

$4.09
per Bottle

$49
per package

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Mill Road Merlot Cabernet 2014 (12 x 750mL) Hawkes Bay, NZ

Mill Road Merlot Cabernet 2014 (12 x 750mL) Hawkes Bay, NZ

Lot No: 0029-2478991

Composition

Merlot 50%, Cabernet Sauvignon 42%, Cabernet Franc 6% Winemaking The grapes were harvested from the respective vineyards and transported to our Riverview winery were they were crushed to open topped stainless steel fermentation vessels and inoculated with a range of yeast strains. The ferments were pumped over several times per day until dry and then allowed from 2 to 5 days extended maceration. The wine was then pressed off the skins and some was put to barrel where it was aged for 12 months before blending with components which had been matured in stainless steel. The wine was then transported by road tanker to our Katikati winery for final blending and finishing. Bottling was in November2018. (266247-4)

$4.09
per Bottle

$49
per package

Overview

Composition

Merlot 50%, Cabernet Sauvignon 42%, Cabernet Franc 6%

Winemaking

The grapes were harvested from the respective vineyards and transported to our Riverview winery were they were crushed to open topped stainless steel fermentation vessels and inoculated with a range of yeast strains. The ferments were pumped over several times per day until dry and then allowed from 2 to 5 days extended maceration. The wine was then pressed off the skins and some was put to barrel where it was aged for 12 months before blending with components which had been matured in stainless steel. The wine was then transported by road tanker to our Katikati winery for final blending and finishing. Bottling was in November

2018.

Region:
NZ - Hawke's Bay
State:
Imported
Country:
New Zealand

Winery Tasting Notes

The results of the superb 2014 vintage are immediately evident in this deep red wine. Concentrated aromas of blackberry and chocolate with a hint of leather. The palate is full bodied, plump and juicy with sweet ripe fruit flavours supported by fine chalky tannins.