Caillard Mataro 2012
From the specialist Mataro winery founded by leading wine critic Andrew Caillard MW comes this extraordinary Australian take on the variety. The result is a powerful red that boasts the right bottle age to enjoy now.
Intense flavours entwined with beautiful fruit fragrances and supple tannins make up this gorgeous 2012 Mataro. The complex fruits on the palate along with subtle hints of oak create the perfect balance of flavour showcasing the richness of Barossa Valley Mataro.
How to enjoy
More Information Food Pairing Black pudding, Spanish Morcilla and Seared Scallops Serving Temp 7 - 14 degrees Standard Drinks 8.6 Alcohol Volume % 14.5 Variety Mataro Region Barossa Valley Vintage 2012 Country Australia Closure Screw Cap Size 750ml Brand Caillard
- "The best yet.” 96 points, James Halliday
- "This has quickly established a cult following." 96 points, Ray Jordan
- "Articulate wine. Give it a big glass and take your time." 94 points, Gary Walsh, The Wine Front
James Halliday, winecompanion.com.au
Vintage 2012 - Good hue; the fragrant bouquet, with spiced, poached red fruit aromas, leads into a perfectly balanced palate with silky - yea slinky - tannins underpinning the red and black fruits. The best yet.
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