Collaboration Impression Merlot/Cabernet/Cabernet Franc (2018)

The generous 2018 vintage (4.5*) is a Hawke's Bay blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, matured for 18 months in French oak barrels, then bottled unfined and unfiltered. An elegant, deeply coloured red, it is full-bodied and finely balanced, with good concentration of fresh blackcurrant, plum and spice flavours, and nutty, savoury notes adding complexity. Drink now or cellar.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Merlot
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $30 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

Reviewed November 2021

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