Red

2013 Mills Reef Elspeth Cabernet Merlot

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • New Zealand
  • North Island
  • Hawke's Bay
  • Gimblett Gravels

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Community Tasting Note

  • evanqian wrote: 91 points

    April 25, 2017 - 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14.5% Merlot, 6.5% Cabernet Franc

    Medium+ dark red. Dark fruits, chocolate and clear capsicums in nose. Same flavours in mouth, solid structure, medium grained tannins, a little alcohol warm, medium finish. Generally balanced but not mellowed yet, need time.

    BC 95, RC 18.5+, SK 97, IWC 2016 - Hawke's Bay Cabernet Blend Trophy

    Ap 5/5, Ar 12/15, Palate 16/20, Overall 5+3/10
    Total 91+/100

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1 Comment

  • benjaminpaul commented:

    4/26/17, 1:09 AM - Nice. Had my 2010 Elspeth CS on Sunday night - was incredible!

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