Fortified Port Style Merlot


Master Winemaker Nicholas Thomas Nobilo ONZM, has created this Limited Edition wine especially for the pleasing taste to be enjoyed. Nick, as he is referred, comes from a noble European family winemaking dynasty that began in 1692.

Nobility is a spirited red wine, fortified with the purest whey spirit, from the pristine green pastures of New Zealand. Flavours of rich plum, cherry and floral notes finishing with a long warm savoury taste.

Tasting Notes

Winemaker: Nick Nobilo

Varieties: Merlot

Region: Hawkes Bay

Vintage: 2017

Season Rating: 8.5/10

Fermentation: Combination Stainless steel tanks/Wooden vats

Malolactic fermentation: Yes, 100%

Maturation: 21 months in 100% French oak barrels.

Alcohol: 21.5% vol

Ph: 3.7

Total Acidity: 3.9 grams/litre

Residual Sugar: 11 grams/litre

Cellaring Potential:  8-10 years