Sophia Red Blend Gimblett Gravels, Craggy Range, Hawkes Bay 2006
60% Merlot, 24% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Cabernet Franc & 2% Petit Verdot. Dark garnet colour. Lifted aromatics of dark berries, cassis, cocoa and wooden spices. Rich sweet fruit and hints of caramel are surrounded by firm, fine tannins which provide elegance and great length on the palate.