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.
Esk Valley The Terraces Malbec Merlot CF Hawke's Bay NZ 2002
Copyright © 2014 Bob Campbell, Master of Wine. Republishing Info.
Big fruit bomb style. Parker wine. Very concentrated. A tad over the top. Dense licorice, spice, fruit cake. Lotsa heat but hte fruit to go with it.
Tasted: Sep 2005 Average price: NZD $120 (~USD $105)
The above price is the estimated retail price given by the wine maker when it was submitted for review. It may not reflect the actual current market price.
USD pricing is a simple currency conversion from NZD and may not reflect the actual US retail pricing.
Other reviews that might interest you:
Gunn Estate Woolshed Merlot Cabernet Malbec Hawke's Bay NZ 2002
Vidal Merlot Cabernet Hawke's Bay NZ 2002
Church Road Limited Release Hawke's Bay NZ Malbec 2002
These comments come straight from Bob's unedited tasting notes database. If you notice a spelling error or other problem on this page, please contact us so we can correct it.
Test your wine knowledge with a quiz!