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VillaMaria PrivateBin HawkesBay Merlot 2017

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Hawkes Bay Merlot

Deep crimson red hues lead to bright aromatics of black plums and berry fruits with subtle vanilla and cedar oak undertones. A sweet fruited and textured palate possessing supple tannins makes this a versatile food wine and suitable for any occasion.

$14.99

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Tasting Notes

Deep crimson red hues lead to bright aromatics of black plums and berry fruits with subtle vanilla and cedar oak undertones. A sweet fruited and textured palate possessing supple tannins makes this a versatile food wine and suitable for any occasion.

Download full tasting notes: 2018

Food Pairing

Enjoy with red meats, cheese and Mediterranean style foods.

Vineyards and Winemaking

High sunshine hours and low rainfall make Hawkes Bay New Zealand’s ‘home’ to the French Bordeaux variety Merlot.

FRUIT HANDLING: Destemmed & crushed to fermentation vessels, then plunged or pulsed with oxygen

FERMENTATION: Peak of 32°C VINEYARD: Sourced from vineyards across the region, predominantly those in close proximity to Gimblett Road.

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