Roy's Hill Merlot 2006 Wine Review

Roy's Hill Merlot 2006
Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Community Score: 4.4/5
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Product #: 223602

Price: $18.99
Alcohol: 12%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Roy's Hill
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Natalie's Score: 88/100

The winery owns and manages almost 100 hectares of established vineyards at Gimblett Road. The majority of this vineyard is located within the unique Hawke's Bay sub-region that has become known as Gimblett Gravels. These vineyards are the result of gravelly soils laid down by the Ngaruroro river, exposed after a huge flood in the 1870s. Lovely layers of ripe plums and smoke. A supple and medium- to full-bodied merlot. Closed with a screwcap.

Merlot food pairings: pork, veal.

This was reviewed July 15, 2008 by
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