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Waimea Estates Cabernet - Merlot 2001

Tasted:02 Jan 2003 (age 2 years)
Name:Waimea Estates (85)
Variety:Cabernet - Merlot
Year:2001
Producer:Waimea Estates (241)
Region:Nelson
Rating:ok+
Web Site:http://www.waimeaestates.co.nz
 
The colour was a medium-dark deep red, with moderate legs. This wine had a spicy jammy berry fruit bouquet, and light oak. The taste started with soft dry tannins and spicy oak, and had some full berry fruit with light smoky flavours. It was a soft fruity style with some smooth wood balance.

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Note 1 I am not really a wine expert (just an enthusiastic amateur), so please don't take my recommendations as anything more than a rough guide to these wines. I can take no responsibility if you buy a lot, on my recommendation, and then regret it!

Note 2 You may not agree with my evaluation of these wines as a lot of this is quite subjective. I tend to put a lot of emphasis on complexity and intense characteristic flavours and bouquet, so if you disagree you might just have different priorities.

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