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Matua Rose 2015

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New Zealand
Regional Varietals:
Chardonnay
Pinot Noir
Sauvignon Blanc
Regional Wineries:
Babich
Cloudy Bay
Giesen Estate

Matua Rose 2015 750ML    
Sku: 66071

While Bill and Ross Spence were the sons of a winemaking father, but decided not to follow his winemaking path. They began in a ragged tin shed in West Auckland, in 1974. The wines they released from that first vintage immediately placed them amongst the leading group of innovative winemakers. Chardonnay and Gamay Teinturier were not common varieties in New Zealand at that time, and it was the first time Sauvignon Blanc had ever been produced, but they were committed to a new way.

Within a year the success of these wines was being noted. In 1975, the "Burgundy" won the first competition trophy for Matua Valley at the Royal Easter Show. A less publicized triumph was the impression the Sauvignon Blanc had made amongst the other winemakers, leading to the decision to include large quantities of this variety in the first vineyards to be planted in the now famous Marlborough region. In 1976 a new company, Matua Valley Wines Ltd was formed in partnership with another Auckland family, the Margans.

The new foundation allowed Matua Valley to put down more substantial roots, and in 1977, 25 hectares of land was purchased in the beautiful green Waikoukou Valley, 35 kilometers west of Auckland. A new winery was built on the crest of a low ridge overlooking the valley, and the first steps made towards landscaping gardens and establishing a visitors’ center were made.

Founders Ross and Bill Spence quickly gained a reputation for innovative, award-winning wines, and were first to plant Sauvignon Blanc in New Zealand.

Today, Matua produces a wide range of distinctive wines, these innovative, award-winning New Zealand wines are now enjoyed all over the world.

Tasting notes
Mouth-wateringly delicious! This delicately pink wine has everything you could want from a great dry – style Rose – a tantalizing aroma of candied strawberry leading to fresh, bright flavors of watermelon, ripe stonefruit and red berry coulis before a textual, lingering finish.

Country: New Zealand
Grape Varietal: Pinot Noir
Type: Still wine
 
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Case Price $119.88
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