Wine Of The Week NZ

Mudbrick-Velvet-2015Mudbrick Vineyard Velvet 2015, Waiheke Island, NZD $140

A cabernet sauvignon-dominant blend, with merlot (30%) and malbec (5%). Mudbrick’s intense, flavoursome flagship red is a power-packed mix of dark berry fruits, subtle herb, vanilla, liquorice and a generous influence of spicy oak flavours. Generously proportioned red with obvious cellaring potential. (Cork)

Score: 96 ★★★★★ – view on

Alcohol: 14%

Ageing: now to 2027

Food match: Braised venison, mushrooms, polenta, cavalo nero & gremolata

Stockists: Mudbrick Vineyard, Waiheke. Available through their Velvet Society. (NZ & AU)

Winery Rating: 93.9 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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