Wine of the Week NZ

Church Road McDonald Series Marzemino 2015, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $27.99

Made from a rare Italian grape variety this densely coloured red has layers of floral, Oriental spice and savoury hedgerow flavours. It is and individual and very appealing red with a seductively smooth texture and impressively lengthy finish. It offers great value at this price. (Screwcap)

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2025

Food: Lamb meatballs, Israeli Cous Cous, Kale, Pecorino

Stockists: Church Road Wines; Glengarry Wines, Auckland (NZ)

Winery Rating: 95.1 Weighted average of their top 5 recently tasted wines

Price Rating Map & Vintage Chart: How the wine fits in the winery’s range?

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