Buy of the Week NZ

Redmetal Bridge Pa Triangle Merlot Cabernet Franc 2016, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $21.95

Medium-bodied, smooth-textured and pleasingly fruity red with merlot-dominant ripe plum and blackberry flavours. A supple and appealing red that should suit a wide range of tastes. Good value at this price. (Screwcap)

Score: 90 ★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2022

Food: Tonkatsu Cup panko crumbed pork belly, baby cos lettuce, Japanese BBQ sauce & mayo

Stockists: Available from Redmetal Vineyards only (NZ only)

Ranked: #4 of 18 2016 Merlot blends from New Zealand

Awarded: Top Rank & Top Value

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