Buy Of The Week NZ

Mt-Riley-Merlot-Malbec-2015Mount Riley Merlot Malbec 2015, Marlborough, NZD $17.99

Light, fresh red in the sort of style that encourages it to be served slightly chilled in warmer weather. Bright, fresh and peppery, spicy fruit flavours supported by fruity acidity. A simple, easy-drinking wine offering value at this price. (Screwcap)

Score: 87 ★★★ – view on

Alcohol: 13%

Ageing: now to 2018

Food match: Duck breast with sweet spices, Asian greens, mandarin, kumara

Stockists: Regional Wines, Wellington; Super Liquor nationwide (NZ); Angoves (AU distributor)

Price Benchmark: NZD $17.64 Avg 87pt 2015 Merlot Blend tasted from New Zealand

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