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2016 Squawking Magpie Chatterer Merlot

2016 Squawking Magpie Chatterer Merlot

4.5 Stars Richard Caro
2016 Squawking Magpie Chatterer Merlot
4.5 Stars Richard Caro

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A superb Hawkes Bay Merlot from great boutique producer. Merlot loves this region, and warm conditions in 2016 have produced a rich and succulent wine with fine, ripe tannins and real concentration. A classic style and satisfying in the glass, this is great value at this price.

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$19.99 in mixed 6+ or $22.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Merlot

Its Origins

Squawking Magpie Owner and Director Gavin Yortt planted the main Woodland’s vineyard in 1995, with further holdings in 2002 extending the focus on Hawkes Bay classic grapes such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah. They are members of Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand and maintain a strong focus on cellaring wines and a quality-driven (rather than brand-driven) market strategy, which begins with rigorous vineyard management. Though not shouting from every shelf, on quality-for-value Squawking Magpie wines are often among the best Hawkes Bay has to offer.

What The Critics Say

Winemaker notes

This wine deep in colour with a layered, fragrant nose of ripe plum and cassis with lifted vanilla, cedar and tobacco notes. The palate has a rich velvet texture with excellent structure, ripe black fruits and cassis flavours with a long, full finish. Great cellaring wine, for up to five years.

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Merlot

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Hawkes Bay

  • Closure

    Cap

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Maturity

    2018 - 2023

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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