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2013 Esk Valley Winemakers Reserve Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec

A Michael Cooper Super Classic Wine of NZ, 2013 is the high-water mark for this illustrious label! Savour this Bordeaux style NZ red blend that would compare in quality to Right Bank Bordeaux many times the price!

2013 Esk Valley Winemakers Reserve Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec

A Michael Cooper Super Classic Wine of NZ, 2013 is the high-water mark for this illustrious label! Savour this Bordeaux style NZ red blend that would compare in quality to Right Bank Bordeaux many times the price!

$54.99

per bottle

Elsewhere $58.99
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Bob Campbell MW 96/100 Raymond Chan 19/20 Michael Cooper 5 Stars sam kim 97/100 Michael Cooper Super Classic
44% Off

2013 Esk Valley Winemakers Reserve Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec

A Michael Cooper Super Classic Wine of NZ, 2013 is the high-water mark for this illustrious label! Savour this Bordeaux style NZ red blend that would compare in quality to Right Bank Bordeaux many times the price!

Bob Campbell MW 96/100 Raymond Chan 19/20 Michael Cooper 5 Stars sam kim 97/100 Michael Cooper Super Classic

Description

Only made in the finest years, 2013 was the finest of the fine years, going down as the best vintage in more than 30 years of winegrowing on the Gimblett Gravels. The winemaker in question is Gordon Russell, whose been at the helm for over 20 years himself. Known as Mr Merlot at Esk Valley, Gordon's Winemaker's Reserve has won the Air NZ Trophy many times down the years, and from tasting this, it'll be a tough one to beat this year!

Smells

Beautifully floral with dark fruits, spice, cedar tobacco and chocolate.

Tastes

Succulent and luxurious on the palate but with a firm backbone of tannin keeping all the exuberant fruit in check, this wine has an exciting future for those with somewhere cool and stable to cellar this wine. A perfect match for lamb roast, this wine will provide a fascinating evolution and drink well through to 2028.

BrandEsk Valley Estate

VarietalMerlot Cabernet Sauvignon

Size750ml

Alcohol %14.0%

Vintage2013

CountryNew Zealand

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