Villa Maria Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2019 750ML

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Villa Maria Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2019 750ML

95 points - Cameron Douglas MS

Tasting Note

This densely coloured wine shows lovely aromatics with layers of red and black plum, mingling with cassis, smoky roast coffee bean, dried thyme and complex cedary spice nuances. The palate is soft yet concentrated, with wonderfully fine-grained tannins and integrated oak. While approachable in its youth, this wine will benefit and gain additional complexity from careful cellaring.

Winemaking

Grown entirely on the soils of the Gimblett Gravels region in Hawkes Bay, our vineyards contributed parcels of exceptional fruit. The free-draining soils of these sites help ensure balanced fruit and canopy growth, contributing ripe flavours and tannin development. Yields are cropped low allowing vines to produce fruit that is richly concentrated in colour, flavour and structure.

ABV: 13.5%

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