Ripe plum and currant, embraced by blackberry and subtle spice with lingering fine grained tannins.
The philosophy of Oyster Bay is to produce fine, distinctly regional wines that are elegant and assertive with glorious fruit flavors.
The Hawkes Bay wine region, is arguably the most exciting find in recent times, and this is the unique environment in which merlot produces its vibrant, fully ripened varietal flavors. Essentially Oyster Bay Merlot is about elegance and intensity of fruit. The hero is always freshness of ripe fruit, spice and soft tannins on the palate.