Hawke’s Bay

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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…

Points 92
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...

Points 96
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...

Points 95
Elephant Hill Syrah 2013

Elephant Hill Syrah, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand 2013 After visiting the area in 2001, Reydan and Roger Weiss fell in love and went on to build this 61-hectare property located…

Points 89
Te Mata Awatea Cabernet Merlot 2013

Te Mata Awatea Cabernet Merlot, Hawkes’ Bay, New Zealand 2013 A textbook Cabernet Merlot blend with black berry fruit aromas. It’s complex and full of flavours offering notes of plum…

Points 90
Te Mata, Bullnose Syrah, Hawke’s Bay 2013

Te Mata, Bullnose Syrah, Hawke’s Bay 2013 19/20pts (96/100) Elegant, powerful Syrah with intense dark berry fruit, violets and mixed spice. Lovely and aromatic with a firm structure of fine…

Points 96