Frenchmans Hill Estate
Blood Creek 8 2012
100% Waiheke coastal single site “The 8 Vineyard". A proprietary blend of all 8 varieties grown at Frenchman’s Hill. This is a nod to the great First Growth blends of Bordeaux where Luc studied. Blend cabernet sauvignon, 36%, merlot 17%, petit verdot 15.5%,cabernet franc 8.5%, tannat 8.5%, syrah 8%, viognier 3.5%, kolor 3%, 16 months 100% new french barriques. Unfined and minimally filtered.
Cellar at 13-15 ºC. Drink: 2020 – 2035+.
Varietal: Cabernet Blend
Region: Waiheke Island, New Zealand
92 points Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.
93/100 Bob Campbell MW.
"A blend of eight varieties. Lighter than later vintages and quite supple with blueberry, raspberry, spice, floral, pepper and a suggestion of dried herb flavours supported by bright acidity." Bob Campbell MW.
Price based on case of any 12 wines, all-inclusive of freight, taxes, duty and insurance from NZ Producer to your door in Australia. All prices based on live exchange rate.