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Destiny Bay Magna Praemia

Destiny Bay Magna Praemia

Destiny Bay Wines

  • RM1,118.00


Estate Bottled
Wine of New Zealand
72% Cabernet Sauvignon,
19% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc,
3% Malbec, 3% Petit Verdot

Vintage Detail:

Cool budbreak then warm w/moderate rainfall from veraison through harvest
Vinified Tonnage/Acre: 1.1 - 1.7 tonnes
Brix: 22.0 - 25.1
pH: 3.67
TA: 6.4
Maturation: 10-15 months 50% French Oak &
50% American Oak
Cooperage: 70% new oak
Bottled: October 2010
Cases Produced: 328
Alcohol: 14.1%

TASTING NOTES
A an inky garnet and purple colour shows in the glass from the high concentration of Cabernet Sauvignon. The nose displays fruit intensity and depth with aromas of blackberry, currants, chocolate and savoury hints. The restrained use of oak lends structure and tight integration to this wine while it remains youthful. A palate that is rich and broad with notes of graphite, a hint of cedar and a long and defined finish bodes well for
extended cellar aging.

FOOD MATCH
Woodfired Eye Fillet, mushroom risotto, grilled sweet peppers, and soft French Farmhouse
style cheese.

CELLARING
15+ years from vintage





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