Andy Howard MW

Andy Howard MW
Te Mata Estate, Awatea 2014

Often considered as a second tier wine to Coleraine, Awatea is a completely different blend which, as John Buck stated, reminds him more of the Te Mata estate terroir than…

Te Mata Estate, Cape Crest 2013

Sporting a very different style to Marlborough, this Sauvignon Blanc has benefitted from some small, judicious additions of Semillon and Sauvignon Gris...

Te Mata Estate, Coleraine 2005

Containing the highest ever proportion of Cabernet Franc (19%), the character of the 2005 was created with a cold-snap at fruit set which ‘locked in’ the fruit flavours...

Te Mata Estate, Coleraine 2013

Both 2013 and 2014 were excellent vintages, yet totally different in character. 2013 was extraordinarily dry – the driest for 70 years – yet the vintage was not particularly hot...