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Villa Maria Private Bin Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Member Review by CambridgeWineBlogger:

Dark in colour, it is dense and mouthfilling, but also soft, rounded and supple with complex raspberry and cherry fruit and some vanilla sweetness. From the Merlot, there are plums and an appealing earthiness whilst the Cab gives backbone, spice and hints of sweet tobacco. Extremely smooth and balanced, it has great length and a some gentle tannic grip on the finish. Ready for drinking now, it doesn't feel like it has the extreme ageing potential of a top Bordeaux (but then how many people really wait ten-plus years for a wine to hit its peak these days ?) but should continue to improve and develop into something more complex for a good five more years or so, maybe more. Read my full review here: http://cambridgewineblogger.blogspot.com/2010/11/villa-maria-private-bin-hawkes-bay.html

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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

Member Reviews for Villa Maria Private Bin Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon

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Vintage: 2009 11/16/2010

Dark in colour, it is dense and mouthfilling, but also soft, rounded and supple with complex raspberry and cherry fruit and some vanilla sweetness. From the Merlot, there are plums and an appealing earthiness whilst the Cab gives backbone, spice and hints of sweet tobacco. Extremely smooth and balanced, it has great length and a some gentle tannic grip on the finish. Ready for drinking now, it doesn't feel like it has the extreme ageing potential of a top Bordeaux (but then how many people really wait ten-plus years for a wine to hit its peak these days ?) but should continue to improve and develop into something more complex for a good five more years or so, maybe more. Read my full review here: http://cambridgewineblogger.blogspot.com/2010/11/villa-maria-private-bin-hawkes-bay.html


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Vintage: 2008 09/16/2010

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External Reviews for Villa Maria Private Bin Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon

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Vintage: 2006 11/14/2013

Extremely smooth and silky in texture this elegantly crafted wine features aromas and flavors of cedar sassafras and chocolate with some berry fruit showing through on the finish. It s not a big sturdy wine so pair it with something more delicate like roast chicken. - J.C. Wine Enthusiast.


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Vintage: 2006 02/24/2010

Villa Maria Private Bin Merlot / Cabernet 2006: Dekantier-Empfehlung (1 Std. vorher belüften), Empfohlene Serviertemperatur: 16-18°C, in Barriques gereift (12 Monate), lagerfähig 5 - 7 Jahre ab JahrgangJahrgang: 2006Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: Hawkes BayWeingut: Villa Maria EstateRebsorte: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc Restzucker: trockenRestsäure: 6 g/LiterAlkoholgehalt: 13,5 % Rotwein



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