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Michael Cooper's Buyer's Guide to NZ Wines: 2012

These are the wines that Bob Campbell MW rated 95 to 98 points.Michael Cooper describes Puriri Hills Estate 2008, in his Buyers Guide to New Zealand Wines 2012, as "[deep and youthful in colour, it is full-bodied, with a spicy bouquet and an array of blackcurrant, plum, herb, spice and nut flavours, showing excellent depth and complexity. Fresh, vibrant and firm, it should be long-lived... 4 1/2 stars". He describes the Puriri Hills Reserve 2008: "Invitingly fragrant, with strong, beautifully ripe blackcurrant, plum, herb and spice flavours, seasoned with nutty oak, it is a complex, very fresh and youthful wine with a seductively silky texture. It should flourish with bottle-age...5 stars". As for our second Pope, Puriri Hills Pope 2008: "Deeply coloured, it is mouthfilling, fresh and supple, with substantial body and deep, lush blackcurrant, herb, spice and nut flavours, framed by fine, silky tannins. Showing lovely richness and texture, it’s already approachable ...5 stars."

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