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Teusner The Independent Shiraz Mataro 2012 Wine Review

Teusner The Independent Shiraz Mataro 2012

Teusner The Independent Shiraz Mataro 2012

Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2013-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Teusner

Agent: Univins and Spirits Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A rich and full-bodied Australian red wine with attractive black fruit and mocha spice from oak aging. Balanced, warming and big.

Shiraz Mataro food pairings: beef stew, roast veal, lamb, hamburgers, aged meats and cheeses.

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This Teusner The Independent Shiraz Mataro 2012 was reviewed on February 7, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2011 

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Pricing & Stock Information

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  • 756997

Reviews and Ratings

Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Reviewing my tasting notes and the word that jumps out is "Yummy!" This is a super full-bodied red wine from a blend of iconic Shiraz and Mataro(Mourvedre). The aromas are intense with characteristics of Bing cherry, strawberry jam, black raspberry, cracked pepper, and baking spices. The palate is smooth adding notes of toffee, baker's chocolate, and smoke. Acidity is fresh and balances the" bigness" of this wine. This opaque beauty is elegant. Yes, elegant! Excellent value for $20. Bring on the BBQ red meats.
Tasted: February 2015
Trevor Sabourin - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This Shiraz/Mataro (a.k.a. mourvedre) blend is big and smoky. Aromas are of smoke, toasted almond, menthol, tar, coffee, and ripe black fruit. Some black pepper and clove join in on the full palate. Round mouthfeel, with medium high tannins and acidity. Good length.
A robust Australian red wine blend of Shiraz and Mataro (Mourvèdre) with good bones and structure and balance with fleshy dark fruit. - Community Wine Reviews

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