Wine Of The Week

Dunleavy 2013 The Strip Cabernet Merlot, Waiheke Island $45

Reasonably dense red with bright raspberry, black berry and plum flavours plus a solid influence of toasted oak character. Approachable now although a firm structure of fine, ripe tannins suggests cellaring potential. (Diam) Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view on bobcampbell.nz

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now-2022

Food match: Beef shin, parsnip, shiitake, black garlic, nettle verde, red wine sauce

Stockists: Waiheke Wine Centre; Advintage, Hawke’s Bay

Ranked #4 of 18 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Blend tasted from New Zealand

Price Benchmark: $64.67 Avg 95pt 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Blend tasted from New Zealand

Winery Rating: 95.9 Weighted average of their top 5 recently tasted wines

Price Rating Map & Vintage Chart: How does this wine fit into the winery’s range?

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