Obsidian Weeping Sands Cabernet Merlot 13.5%, 750ml
Medium-deep red/purple in colour, this is a magnificent red from the great 2008 vintage in Waiheke, made by the outstanding team at Obsidian Vineyard. The nose is beautifully perfumed displaying cassis, dried herb, dark plum and spice characters. The palate is ripe and generously flavoured with lovely richness and fine, firm tannins providing a superb structure.
- APPEARANCE : Deep purple in the glass
- BOUQUET : This wine displays lifted aromas of cassis, black cherry and thyme with subtle hints of vanilla.
- PALATE : The palate is rich and generous with lovely ripe tannins providing the framework and dense dark fruit filling the mid palate. This wine lingers long after it is swallowed.
- CELLARING : Drink now or suitable for cellaring 5-10 years