Intense crimson with youthful purple hues.
Lifted blue fruits, blood plum, ripe blackberries and Christmas pudding-like spice flow out of the glass with spicy pepper, and hints of bramble and dark chocolate.
Generous mouth filling sweet blackberry, raspberry and plums cover the palate with lashings of sweet spice.
Firm but fine tannins and dark chocolaty nuances continue throughout the lengthy palate with a youthful finish.
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Lavishly flavoured yet supple, this powerhouse rendition should appeal to many a Merlot devotee. Plum, coffee and cedar with a creamy texture and firm but fine oak, which will integrate superbly over many years.
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Pale lemon in colour, with a fresh perfume of white flowers and citrus fruit. It is fine and minerally on the palate, with lifted lemon zest on the finish.
This wine has enough body to stand up to food while retaining a crisp, fresh quality that ensures it is also great on its own.
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A deep purple colour in the glass, exuding rich, elegant aromas of blueberries, ripe raspberries and liquorice with a subtle floral touch and a chalky character. On the palate, it is full-bodied, with an inviting richness and soft fruit that is integrated with oak notes in this extremely well-balanced red.
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