2018 Fine Wine Delivery Hawke's Bay Merlot Cabernet

You've never tasted $15.90 Red Wine like this! We can’t tell you who made it – but you’ll be able to tell you got an epic bargain!

Elsewhere $38.00

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Lunn Ave Superstore Medium
Constellation Drive Superstore Low

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Further Information

Brand Fine Wine Delivery
Region Hawkes Bay
Varietal Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon
Size 750ml
Alcohol % 12.7%
Vintage 2018
Country New Zealand


The buying team at Fine Wine Delivery are constantly searching for extraordinary wine deals to satisfy our very discerning customers. Wines that deliver massively beyond their asking price only come around very infrequently. This 2018 Merlot Cabernet from a cult Hawke’s Bay wine producer is one of the finest we’ve ever discovered. Sworn to secrecy as usual, you will be blown away by the impeccable quality from the first sip.


Beautifully perfumed and detailed, lifted violets, plums, blackberry and liquorice with cigar box Bordeaux like aromatic complexities.


Crunchy black and red berry fruits, with liquorice and graphite. The savoury complexities are heightened by fine chalky tannins. It is eminently drinkable now but would evolve over the next 5+ years. Best enjoyed with fine cuts of red meat and great company.

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Meet Our Tasting Panel

31 Customer Reviews

5 star, outstanding flavours, fantastic value. thanks FWD, I had to return after the weekend to buy more!

23rd October 2020 | Helen

Full bodied, smooth tannins, easy drinking A delicious wine

23rd October 2020 | Wayne and Eileen Coles

A gorgeously balanced mouthful..yum yum...and great value.

23rd October 2020 | Helen Lynch

Lightly spicy, easy on the palette, perfect drinking now or... imagine what it's like in a few years!

22nd October 2020 | Vanessa

Big plum / blackberry fruit upfront with medium weight followed with some complexity & good finish.

22nd October 2020 | Andrew Graeme Rule

Great value - mouth-filling, complex, smooth and very satisfying. Terrific at this price.

22nd October 2020 | John Mills

Loving this Bordeaux style HB Merlot Cab and especially the bargain price!! Well done FWD.

22nd October 2020 | Mike Seagar

Great taste for a good price

22nd October 2020 | Kim Jefferies

Nice deep colour and interesting textures make it an exceptional easy drinking wine.

22nd October 2020 | Miles Usher

So delicious! Definitely worth stocking up on this great buy!

22nd October 2020 | Serena

Very easy drinking. Perfect for sitting out on the deck on a spring evening

21st October 2020 | Rhys Haman

Fab value

21st October 2020 | Lee

Delicious Almost to good to share! , but at this price it’s worth grabbing an extra dozen

21st October 2020 | Jodi Evans

Best value 2018 merlot dom on the market without question.

21st October 2020 | AndyKaynoG

Full of flavour , drinking well.Would keep a while. Probably worth more than $15.90

21st October 2020 | Dennis Farmiloe

Smooth, eat to drink red.

21st October 2020 | Winnie Luo

I've had several bottles over recent months. It offers good body, great taste, and truly exceptional value!

21st October 2020 | Norman Hawcroft

Delish. Bought the first lot then went back for more.Would highly recommend this wine.

21st October 2020 | Sherie Wright

An absolutely outstanding buy!

21st October 2020 | Philip Dunlop

5 stars for value because quality is amazing for price. Delicious, bold and smooth

21st October 2020 | Lorraine MacDonald

The label and the price say little about this excellent merlot dominant HB wine. Believe the FWD’s promotionals on it because ,as usual ,they are right on the mark.Earthy, smooth but showing enough fruit to enable a bottle to be drunk easily in one setting. Give me more!!

21st October 2020 | Mark Easson

A smooth full bodied red, tastes quality - great buying.

21st October 2020 | Devan

Great drinking wine pared well with a wide variety of food.Reviewed from memory it’s gone already

21st October 2020 | Micheal Jones

A good drop, easy drinking.

21st October 2020 | Joe MacDougall

great bbq wine

21st October 2020 | Mark Wattie

This is a delicious drop! I was pleasantly surprised. Highly recommended.

21st October 2020 | Anthony Cluley


21st October 2020 | Damian Glenny

Really, this wine is sensational value. It has lovely sweet fruit, smooth tannins and great length. The palate has a lovely chocolate finish. If you had this blind you would swear someone paid at least $30.

21st August 2020 | Crossley Gates

Drinking wonderfully now. Won’t last in cellar for long.

25th July 2020 | Malcolm Ellis

Excellent blend with long tannins in the mouth, plus smoky dark cherries as you drink and suddenly feel comforted and warm!

24th July 2020 | james Aitken

Full bodied and smooth and good drop.

24th July 2020 | Erinz