2012 Mataro - Barossa Valley

2012 Mataro - Barossa Valley

2012 Mataro
Barossa, SA

Cherry, blackcurrant, red currants, raspberry, blackberry along with fruit mince

From $45 per bottle

Wine Details

Region
Barossa
Vintage
2012
Type
Red Wine
Variety
Mataro
Volume
750mL
Alcohol Volume
15%
Closure
Screw Cap
Style
Mataro is also known as Mourvèdre or Monastrell.
Colour
Deep plum in colour with plum red hues.
Bouquet
WOW! Strong aromas of Ribena and fresh blackcurrants and plum accompanied by hints of old fashioned Cola and Sarsaparilla; backed up by cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla and pencil shavings.
Palate
Fruit flavours are of cherry, blackcurrant, red currants, raspberry, blackberry along with fruit mince pies and pepper. The initial sensation of sharp tannin quickly mellows to flavours of fruit and spice with lingering earthy plum and cherry flavours.
Peak Drinking / Cellaring Potential
Cellar for 2-4 years.
Food Matches
Enjoy with Ratatouille, osso bucco or a rich slow cooked casserole such as cassoulet.

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