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.
Te Awa Hawke's Bay NZ Merlot 2004
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Developed savoury red with earth, plum, forest floor and spicy oak flavours. A good food wine with plenty fo weight, warmth and richness. Quite Bordeaux-like.
Tasted: Jan 2007 Average price: n/a
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