Usually $29 at Cellar Door, Just $14.90!

Another stunning new release from the award-winning team at Beach House Wines. This Gimblett Gravels Merlot has great cellaring potential, if you can resist...

Award-winning husband and wife duo Chris and Jill Harrison are what we call quiet achievers. They've been making unassuming, unpretentious Hawke's Bay wines since 1996. They let the Gimblett Gravels terroir speak for itself year in year out, and in our opinion... their wines just get better and better!

With a canny eye for good land they invested wisely in the Gimblett Gravels area where their reds come from - surrounded by a veritable who's who of top end premium producers with state of the art wineries and large scale cellar doors. Conversely Beach House Wines has made a name for itself by sneaking under the radar, winning Trophies and Awards consistently along the way, attracting attention from those wine fans who seek out the top quality but more affordable gems that can be found if you know where to look.

This impressive Merlot has just been released so it is yet to be put before any wine critics. We rated it a massive 95/100 and our prediction is that it will impress them as much as it has us! It is rich and voluptuous with a wonderful silky mouthfeel, showing off their great winemaking skill and their wise investment in quality fruit and expensive french oak!
Plum, blackberry and earthy spice are all interwoven into a seamless and silky easy drinking style, that demands nothing more from you other than another sip. It has all the goods to go a decade in the cellar, but it is so tasty right now you may not be able to resist! But at this price you can afford to do both!

Beach House Wines always offer phenomenal value. If this were a Bordeaux, then you could be paying two to three times its usual $29 Cellar Door price, and you certainly would not be given the opportunity to buy it at this almost laughable clearance price of just $14.90!

Sadly a Covid ravaged market is yet to recover for much of the wine sector, so help your hard working NZ Wineries out by supporting them where you can with this absolutely delicious offer. This is summer BBQ wine buying at its best, and with holiday season literally around the corner - how can you afford not to! Cheers

2017 Beach House Reserve Merlot

Another super value Gimblett Gravels red from this under-the-radar producer.

Elsewhere $29.00

$23.99 on Case buys (12 bottles)

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Lunn Ave Superstore Low
Constellation Drive Superstore Low

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Further Information

Brand Beach House Wines
Region Hawkes Bay
Varietal Merlot
Size 750ml
Alcohol % 12.5%
Vintage 2017
Country New Zealand


It's not often we get surprised by a winery from the Gimblett Gravels, but Beach House has catapulted into our consciousness in the last few years. Consistently excellent across Chardonnay and many red varieties, this Reserve Merlot shows their skill to great effect. A rich, voluptuous style with an unctuous, silky mouthfeel, it has all the stuffing to age well, but is so great young, there's really little need.


lots of savoury nuances, bramble, bracken with a herbal spicey vein, supported by raspberry, strawberries and cranberry fruits.


succulent, juicy red and dark fruits coat the tongue giving way to silky smooth tannins that caress the insides of your cheeks, making the perfect, everyday wine for all occasions. Its uncomplicated yet infinitely drinkable and made to compliment your favourite BBQ’ed meats.

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