BRIDGE ESTATE MATAWHERO CABERNET / MERLOT 2009
Awarded four stars by Michael Cooper, this ‘Gisbordeaux’ comprises Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Malbec. A glorious garnet in colour, this Bordeaux blend has complex aromas of violets, sweet blackcurrants, dark cherries, and chocolate. The palate is bright, yet full, while coffee and vanilla spice add complexity to the lingering finish. This wine has an RRP of $30 per bottle, and limited quantities are still available from the Bridge Estate Vineyard and cellar door. Email info@ povertybaywine.co.nz, phone 029 232 2576, or visit povertybaywine.co.nz for more information.