2021

MATARO

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This is the first time since 2014 that we have done a 100% Mataro, back then we called it: "Monastrell" but also known as Mourvèdre. We feel like this is a real Australian version and we could not resist holding it back for a special small batch release. Intense pepper and rustic nose of red earth, dives into a big basket of blackberries, finishing with food-friendly tannins. It is firm now but has a solid structure for ageing, we are really proud of this, some power and passion here. 

Tasting Notes.


Reviews of 2021 Mataro: 
89 Points, Bronze Medal, 2024 National Wine Show

90 Points, Marcus Ellis, Halliday Wine Companion, February 2024:
"Deep and darkly hewn with panforte, mixed spice, bitter wild herbs, blackberry, dried orange peel, anise and some dry-toned spice notes of long-ish oak ageing (21 months in older oak). It’s not a big wine in terms of richness or viscosity, but it’s an impactful mouthful, craggy, herbal, a bit rustic of feel. It’s no easy crowd-pleaser, but it is a savoury wine of character and detail.”

95 points, Gold Medal, McLaren Vale Wine Show 2023
93 points, Winepilot, August 2023: https://winepilot.com/story/hither-yon/
"Often seen alongside Shiraz and Grenache, Mataro (aka Monastrell/Mourvèdre) can be quite delightful by itself. While often leaning towards the dark spectrum, I found this Mataro to be very red-fruited, with high-toned characters of raspberry, mulberry, strawberry, a touch of black cherry, and some black pepper. It was both ultra-ripe while also having a high amount of acidity, which can be tamed when pairing with something spicy or richly flavoured."

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