2008 Man O' War Vineyards, Ironclad, Waiheke Islands

Producer: Man O'War Vineyards
Vintage: 2008
Grape variety: Merlot
Origin: New Zealand, North Island, Auckland
Appellation: Waiheke Island
Date tasted: 11 January 2010
Price when tasted: £25

Tasting notes


An arresting Bordeaux blend (52% Merlot, 27% Cabernet Franc, 10.5% Malbec, 9% Petit Verdot, 1.5% Cabernet Sauvignon). Smoky from oak ageing, with magnificent berry fruits and leathery undertones. Enjoy 2010-20. (£25)

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