Te Mata `Woodthorpe` Gamay Noir 2011(12 x 750mL), Hawke's Bay, NZ.

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$19.90 per Bottle
$238.80 per case
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Overview

Woodthorpe is an expansive single vineyard on elevated river terraces, angled to the sun, located in Hawkes Bay’s Tutaekuri river valley. Originally a colonial settlement, militia encampment, and staging post, it was between 1863 and 1914 home to the annual Woodthorpe races. Today it’s ideal aspect and free-draining soils provide Te Mata Estate a unique location for quality grapes.

Region:
NZ - Hawke's Bay
State:
Imported
Country:
New Zealand

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Te Mata Estate Woodthorpe Gamay Noir ‘11 has a vibrant, bright cherry colour.

Aroma

The wine shows aromas of wild strawberry, cranberry and lavender.

Palate

The palate is juicy and moreish with toffee-apple flavours and gently rounded, light tannins to the finish.

Food Matching

Woodthorpe Gamay Noir is an incredibly versatile wine, partnering with any food and is particularly good with spicy cuisines, matching its vibrant fruit and soft tannins. It can be enjoyed immediately upon release and can be served at room temperature or during summer, lightly chilled.

Vintage
2011
Region
NZ - Hawke's Bay
Grape Style
Other Red Varietals
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
12.5%

Winery Profile

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Te Mata Estate is New Zealand’s oldest winery, dating from the early 1890s. It is a New Zealand family-owned winery – a true estate, specialising in grape growing and winemaking from its nine Hawke’s Bay vineyards. It is acknowledged as one of only five icon wineries in New Zealand.

Under the direction of John Buck, Te Mata Estate has, over nearly thirty years, produced a stunning array of red and white wines including famous labels such as Coleraine, Awatea cabernets/merlots, Bullnose syrah, Elston chardonnay, Cape Crest sauvignon blanc and, launched in 2009, Zara viognier. Te Mata Estate has also developed a unique single vineyard from which it produces its Woodthorpe wines.

Te Mata Estate makes wines from hand-harvested grapes from its own vineyards. These vineyards are all located in Hawkes Bay (within 40 minutes drive of the winery) and under the direct control of Te Mata Estate’s viticultural team.

Total land area: 600 acres (240 hectares). Total planted vineyard area: 300 acres (120 hectares).

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