Hawkes Bay, along with Marlborough, is the hub for the New Zealand wine industry. It is New Zealand's oldest wine producing area and is the country's second largest wine production region. This region is the premier area for Bordeaux blend reds in New Zealand and is rapidly developing a reputation for quality Syrah.
Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc are produced here and lately Viognier. Specialist high quality small producers include Bilancia and Bridge Pa.
Koha Hawkes Bay Merlot is a smooth and fruity red wine with flavours of plums, mocha and cloves. This wine is great with roasts, barbecues and casseroles.
Koha Hawkes Bay Merlot
Style: Smooth and fruity red Area: New Zealand, Hawkes Bay Year: 2015 Grape: Merlot Cabernet Franc Alcohol: 13.5 % Pricing: £11.50 (bottle) / £69.00 (case of 6)