Cabernet Merlot Awatea, Te Mata 2014
The 2014 Cabernet Merlot Awatea was a finished blend, just needing to be fined and bottled in January 2016. Deep garnet-purple colored, it has a very spicy, toasty, pencil shavings and plums laced nose. Ripe, plump, rounded and with generous fruit in the mouth, it delivers a firm backbone of ripe tannins and refreshing acidity, finishing with great persistence.
|Score: 91/92||Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW, Wine Advocate (222), November 2015|
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