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Villa Maria Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon Private Bin New Zealand Hawkes Bay 2008

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This wine features red cherry, raspberry and cassis fruits with cedar spice and faint tobacco leaf undertones. An approachable palate follows, enhanced by fine grained tannins and good length (April 2009).

Region: New Zealand » East Coast

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  • 2008

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Color: Red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
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Villa Maria Estate Ltd:
Villa Maria is one of New Zealand's leading winemakers. Founded in 1961 by its current owner and Managing Director, George Fistonich, Villa Maria is 100% New Zealand owned. New Zealand's leading wine award winner Villa Maria has been New Zealand's leading wine award winner, both nationally and internationally since the early 1980's. Villa Maria's talented people have ... Read more
Villa Maria is one of New Zealand's leading winemakers. Founded in 1961 by its current owner and Managing Director, George Fistonich, Villa Maria is 100% New Zealand owned. New Zealand's leading wine award winner Villa Maria has been New Zealand's leading wine award winner, both nationally and internationally since the early 1980's. Villa Maria's talented people have an unrelenting passion to produce quality wines. Realising that it takes more than just good winemaking to produce quality, a passion to succeed begins in the vineyard. Astute site selection by Villa Maria's vineyard experts, is followed by superior vineyard management and then complemented by expert winemaking. A strong focus on continually improving the vineyards is considered by Villa Maria to be an incredibly important factor in quality winemaking. Read less

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Snooth User: aleevers
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4.00 5
09/16/2010

Four glasses



This wine features red cherry, raspberry and cassis fruits with cedar spice and faint tobacco leaf undertones. An approachable palate follows, enhanced by fine grained tannins and good length (April 2009).

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