has judged wine professionally in twelve countries, contributes regularly to wine publications around the world and has lectured on wine in many countries. His speciality is New Zealand wine which he reviews from an international perspective. He gained his Master of Wine qualification in 2000.
Elderton Friends Australia Cabernet Sauvignon 2002
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Moderately dense red that’s showing good bottle age. Quite an appealing varietal wine with a hint of herbs adding interest to blackberry and oak flavours. Rather austere on the finish. Not bad value at the price.
Tasted: Jun 2008 Average price: NZD $19 (~USD $16)
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