Details

  • Type: Red
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Region: Hawke's Bay
  • Vintage: 2016
  • Producer: Villa Maria
  • Primary grape: Merlot
  • Secondary grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Bottle size: 75cl
  • List price: £12.13
  • Code: 10029
  • Awards:
    • 2018, Bronze Decanter World Wine Awards 2019
    • 2018, Silver International Wine Challenge 2019

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Barrel

Expression

Oaked, intense, concentrated reds

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  • Full-flavoured and mature cheeses e.g. Cheddar, Cheshire, Edam, Gouda. Manchego, parmesan, Pont l’Évêque
  • Bay leaf, black pepper, chives, mint, nutmeg, rosemary, thyme
  • Grilled, roasted, seared, braised game: boar, duck, grouse, pheasant, venison. Beef, lamb
  • Full-flavoured cream- or cheese-based sauces e.g. parmesan. Intense wild mushroom, casserole or jus sauces
  • Some good combinations are possible with spicy foods but careful experimentation is required
  • Usually vegetables will be supporting a full-flavoured meat or dominating sauce. Hearty lentil dishes. Rich, wild mushroom dishes

About the Wine

This delightful red wine made by Villa Maria is produced in Hawke's Bay. Available in 75cl bottles, supplied by Hatch Mansfield. Villa Maria Private Bin Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon is an inviting wine, made from Pinot Noir grapes. This screwcap wine is made with added-sulphites. Ideal for partnering with full-flavoured meat dishes or those with cheese, cream or tomato sauces.

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