The unique ‘maceration carbonique’ fermentation, which enhances the fruit and floral aromas of the wine, was used for 53% of the grapes. The other 47% received a traditional, warm, red wine fermentation. The resulting wines completed their malolactic fermentation and were matured for three months in seasoned French oak barrels, before blending and bottling.
2013 Estate Gamay Noir
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Te Mata Tasting Note
Estate Vineyards Gamay Noir ’13 has a lovely, vivid crimson colour with penetrating aromas of dark roses, cherry liqueur, crushed raspberry, and wild strawberry. An absolute fruit bomb, the palate is ripe and juicy, with a mix of black and red berries and cherries, and refreshing, silky tannins that extend the finish.
100% gamay noir a jus blanc
2 to 5 years +
Estate Gamay Noir '13
In 1995, Te Mata Estate introduced to New Zealand a superior selection of Gamay Noir à Jus Blanc, the grape variety of the best wines of France’s Beaujolais region. Estate Vineyards Gamay Noir ’13 is a single vineyard wine from Te Mata Estate’s Woodthorpe Terraces vineyard, harvested on 25 March 2013.
All Te Mata Estate wines are grown in the same vineyards, made by the same people, and are all bottled onsite at the winery established in 1896. Estate wines are varietally-driven, representing the finest expression of Te Mata’s Hawke’s Bay vineyard sites.
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