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Elephant Hill Reserve Merlot Malbec

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Elephant Hill Reserve Merlot Malbec

2015, Hawkes Bay New Zealand
  • Only produced when quality hits their high, high standards (this is only the third release since 2009!)
  • 5 Stars Michael Cooper, 5 Stars Sam Kim, 5 Stars Raymond Chan...get the idea?
  • Full bodied Bordeaux blend of Merlot, Malbec & Cabernet - cellar for a decade or longer!
  • Extremely limited stocks and highly sought after, secure yours now.
  • 8 in stock

    RRP $55.99


    Elephant Hill only release their sleek looking Reserve range when the quality hits the mark. When they say that, they mean it. These guys set the bar pretty high when it comes to quality. That might be something to do with their German owners, Roger and Reydan Weiss, that spare no expense in running this state of the art winery located on the stunning Te Awanga coastline, and boasts one of the finest winery restaurants in NZ! Elephant Hill Reserve Merlot Malbec Cabernet Sauvignon

    It’s also probably why we this is only the third Elephant Hill Reserve Bordeaux blend red since 2009! The 2015 vintage was the third belter in a row in Hawke’s Bay so it was time to get to work.

    And in true Elephant Hill fashion they’ve crafted a wine that is simply stunning, receiving top marks from a handful of top NZ wine writers, critics and publications already…

    5 Stars – Michael Cooper
    5 Stars – Sam Kim (Wine Orbit)
    5 Stars – Raymond Chan
    4 1/2 Stars, 94/100 – Bob Campbell

    A blend from two of the three vineyards the Elephant crew own in Hawke’s Bay (Gimblett Gravels and the Triangle) made up of 72% Merlot, 20% Malbec and a splash of Cabernet in there too.

    Aged for 24 months in oak this is a true full bodied Bordeaux style red that has the legs to be left in the cellar for another decade or longer.

    Such is the demand for this wine Elephant Hill have to dish it out on allocation – limited release, highly sought after, secure your stash of this very special red now!

    The Lowdown: 14% alc / 750ml / Screwcap
    Raymond Chan 5 Stars
    Sam Kim 5 Stars
    Michael Cooper 5 Stars
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