Blended red

eaton-merlot-malbec-cab-2014Eaton Merlot Malbec Cabernet 2014, Marlborough, NZD $48

Dense, silken-textured and warming red with ripe plum, blackcurrant, raspberry, chocolate/mocha and liquorice flavours. An attractive wine, with an appealing savoury complexity. Surprisingly accessible now but should develop well with bottle age. (Diam)

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view on

Alcohol: 13%

Ageing: now to 2022

Food: Scotch fillet, roasted potatoes, salsa criolla

Stockists: Eaton Family Wines (Website up soon. Not available in AU)

Ranked #10 of 41 2014 Merlot Blend tasted from New Zealand

Price Benchmark: NZD $47.26 Avg 95pt 2014 Merlot Blend tasted from New Zealand

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