Sileni The Triangle Merlot 2006, Hawkes Bay, North Island

Merlot Merlot
Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

$16.75 (586081)

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This mellow red will surely please at your next casual gathering. The nose is filled with sweet wild raspbery, vanilla and spicy oak character. This is medium-bodied, fruit-filled, slightly spicy and ending with balancing acidity and silky tannins. Drink now with veal scallopini and roasted root vegetables. (VINTAGES panel, Aug. 2008)
87 pts
2
October 25, 2008

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

The Triangle area is close to the famed Gimblett Gravels and has similar soils that Merlot seems to love. This shows...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a slender yet very flavourful merlot with a lifted, confected, jammy nose berry with coffee, cocoa and dusty...

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