Te Mata 2018 Awatea Red (Hawke's Bay)

This is an excellent bottling of Awatea, the younger brother of Te Mata's top red, Coleraine. From a long, warm growing season, this feels like a complete wine. Winter warming notes of plump plums, dark cherries and chocolate are complemented by a bounty of dried herbs, spices and graphite. The palate is similarly dense and structured but with elegance and balance. Tannins are powdery and fine, winding through dark, tangy fruit and herbs. Like many of Te Mata's wines, it has an old school Bordeaux vibe that will appeal more to some than to others. Christina Pickard

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  • Alcohol
    13.5%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Importer
    Wine Dogs Imports LLC
  • Date Published
    5/1/2021
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