New Zealand Listener

Cool Reds: the memorable 2010 vintage produces some top Auckland wines

Takatu Matakana Merlot/Franc/Melbec 2010 *****

"Classy blend, sweet-fruited, savoury and supple, with impressive density and complexity. Built to last."
NZ's most acclaimed wine critic & writer, Michael Cooper

Michael Cooper is a leading authority on New Zealand wine with 35 years of researching and writing about the subject. He has several major literary awards to his credit and is the author of over thirty books and hundreds of magazine and newspaper articles focused on New Zealand wine. He is considered NZ's most acclaimed wine critic and writer.