Wine Syrah Woodthorpe 2009
Wine bright magenta.
Very soft, balanced, velvety taste, which appear spicy notes of blueberries, dried apricots, supplemented by velvety tannins.
Wine with lovely aromas of red raspberries and elegant hints of violet color that complements the sweet trail of cardamom.
Wine Syrah Woodthorpe 2009 goes well with meat dishes, spicy Mediterranean dishes, cheeses average exposure.
Syrah Woodthorpe 2009 - an elegant, rich, aged in oak wine that combines the best traditions of winemaking. The wine is made from selected grapes that are grown on a large (210 ha) vineyard Woodthorpe, located in the high river terraces, turned to the sun. Great location and good drainage of the soil provide ideal conditions for growing grapes. Wine storage capacity is 2-5 years.
Those Mata, one of the oldest wineries in New Zealand, was founded in 1896 in Hawke's Bay. Vineyards were planted here English immigrant John Chambers in 1892. In 1919, John sold his business, and since then begins a series of changes of owners who have little useful things brought in Te Mata. Only in 1978, when the estate buy two families - Buck and Morris, the rebirth of the economy. Being the owner of Te Mata, John Buck and his partner Michael Morris engaged in the restoration and expansion of the winery vineyards. All work in the vineyards were carried out under the guidance of oenologist Dr. Richard Smart. Later, a pupil of Richard, Larry Morgan, introduced a system of tracking the quality of the grapes, which in turn allows more quickly adjust the nuances of vinification. Those owners Mats support the ideas of innovation and not afraid of unusual that allows them to create a truly outstanding wines, so it was wine Coleraine, produced in 1982, before the creation of which was believed that Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon in New Zealand can provide only a "good wine" .
Today, Te Mata is the best winery in New Zealand, which produces 35,000 cases of wine, 60% of which - red. Robert Parker in his Wine Buyer's Guide Te Mata took to the five most prominent wine producers.