Sacred Hill Hawke's Bay Merlot/Cabernet (2020)

Priced right, the 2020 vintage (3.5*) is a Merlot-based blend (97 per cent), with small amounts of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, and was 'aged briefly with French oak'. Deeply coloured, it is mouthfilling and vibrantly fruity, with generous red berry, plum and spice flavours, a hint of herbs, fresh acidity and a smooth finish. Best drinking 2022+.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Merlot
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★✰ – 3.5 Stars
Price: $20 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2021

When to drink: 2022

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