2015 Te Mata Zara Viognier

2015 Te Mata Zara Viognier

91 Points Richard Caro
2015 Te Mata Zara Viognier
91 Points Richard Caro

In stock

Of all varieties in NZ, Viognier is one we've struggled to get right stylistically. But Te Mata have led from the start and now they are writing the textbook in liquid form. Gentle surges of seamless, slightly unctuous, peachy florals...need we go on? Just rich enough and yet perfectly restrained too - and fresh - and concentrated...From old vines, this is the one to beat in $30 Kiwi Viognier. Try it with a fancy dinner of rabbit or a South East Asian takeout.

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Its Origins

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 as the three main rivers of Hawke’s Bay changed course over thousands of years. Te Mata Estate was established here in 1896 specialising in high-quality wines of classical style. The estate was purchased by the Buck and Morris families in the mid 70's, who were influenced by the great wines of France, with Peter Cowley coming on as winemaker in 1984. Peter and viticulturist Larry Morgan have moved the estate into high-quality, self-reflective, low yield winemaking with a focus on sustainable farming. Although Te Mata are mainly known now for the Coleraine, the Bullnose Syrah was called the New World's best red by Steven Spurrier.

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety


  • Colour


  • Region

    Hawkes Bay

  • Closure


  • Volume


  • Alcohol


  • Maturity

    2015 - 2020

This Wine Goes Well With

with FISH



Delivery & Returns

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If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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