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Te Mata 2016 Awatea

Deep magenta with a crimson edge, this is signature Awatea - a modern Hawke’s Bay cabernet with deep, pure fruit and bright, floral aromatics. Roses, violets, wild blackberry and dark plum, intertwined with notes of aniseed and thyme. Then, on the palate, immediate bright red and black fruits, blackcurrants, spice, raspberry syrup and a layered, almost saline, tannin structure with a refreshingly fine, dry finish. Awatea ’16, as ever, is stylish Te Mata cabernet that totally over-delivers.

 Producer Te Mata
 Region Hawke's Bay
 Country New Zealand
 Varietals Cabernet SauvignonMerlotCabernet Franc
 Alcohol 13.5% alc/vol
 Vintage 2016

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Hawke’s Bay is a very special place for making wine. Its range of slopes, plains and climatic differences, coupled with low humidity and ample ultra-violet light, give winemakers a comprehensive toolkit to showcase their skills. Soils are young and derived from the gravels, silt and sands left behind...

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