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2014 Coopers Creek SV Gimblett Gravels Cabernet

2014 Coopers Creek SV Gimblett Gravels Cabernet

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4.5 Stars Michael Cooper
2014 Coopers Creek SV Gimblett Gravels Cabernet
4.5 Stars Michael Cooper

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"Good value" at its normal price, says Bob Campbell? Well it just got heaps cheaper! Cooper's Creek once again showcase the quality of their vinyerad in the Gimblett Gravels. A famously good year produced ripe and succulent dark-red fruits, with a beautiful balance yet lots of personally. Smack in the middle of its best drinking phase, this is simply delicious Cabernet for the price!

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Overview

Grape

Merlot and Malbec

Its Origins

Founded in 1980 by Andrew and Cynthia Hendry when the New Zealand wine industry was small and relatively unknown, Coopers Creek Vineyard has grown and matured over three decades into a top class winery with a strong international presence. It continues to innovate, particularly with new wine styles, introducing and pioneering promising new grape varieties that are ideal for cool climate regions. Viognier, Albariño, Arneis, Grüner Veltliner, Marsanne and Montepulciano are new varieties for New Zealand, but heading for stardom. Coopers Creek is satisfying a growing demand for these stylish varieties in addition to its longstanding pedigree with Chardonnay, Syrah and Bordeaux reds.

What The Critics Say

4.5 Stars Michael Cooper

"Offering fine value, the 2014 vintage (4.5*) was grown in the Gimblett Gravels and matured for 11 months in French oak casks (33 per cent new). Deeply coloured, it is mouthfilling, with generous, youthful, well-ripened blackcurrant and plum flavours, a hint of liquorice, and good tannin backbone. Already drinking well, it also shows excellent vigour and potential."

91/100 Bob Campbell MW

"Attractive Gimblett Gravels cabernet sauvignon showing typical bright cedar, cassis and subtle herb varietal flavours. A structure of fine tannins suggests cellaring potential, although the wine is fairly accessible now. Good value at this price 1/6/2017."

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Merlot

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Hawkes Bay

  • Closure

    Cap

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    13.00%

  • Maturity

    2017 - 2022

This Wine Goes Well With

with BBQ
with BEEF
with LAMB

Taste

4

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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