Opening up well, the organically certified, very age-worthy 2019 vintage (4.5*) is a blend of Merlot (68 per cent) and Cabernet Sauvignon (32 per cent), matured for 18 months in oak barriques (25 per cent new). Deeply coloured, with a fresh bouquet, it is mouthfilling and supple, with very generous, ripe blackcurrant and spice flavours, showing considerable complexity. Best drinking 2023+.
Type: Red Wines
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $25 NZD
Value for Money: V+
The overall rating for quality is Tentative, as Michael has only reviewed a small number of vintages of this particular wine.
When to drink: 2023