Mills Reef Reserve Hawke's Bay Cabernet/Merlot (2019)

The 2019 vintage (4*) is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (55 per cent) and Merlot (45 per cent), grown in the Bridge Pa Triangle and matured in French oak casks (25 per cent new). Full-coloured, it is mouthfilling, with generous blackcurrant, red berry and spice flavours, a hint of herbs, integrated oak, supple tannins and a smooth finish. Made in an easy-drinking style, it's already very enjoyable.


Type: Red Wines
Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet-predominant blends
Vintage: 2019
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $25 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

Past Vintages:
Vintage: 2019; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 22 – 27
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.

Reviewed March 2022

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