Tempranillo

 

This wonderful Spanish varietal, which is most known for its use in the famous Rioja wines, ripens early in the Hunter and results in a medium bodied wine with excellent cellaring potential.

This wine comes from the smallest block on the vineyard, 1 acre only, which was planted back in 2006.

To order some of this fantastic wine, simply visit our online Cellar Door to order directly online. If you prefer, print out a copy of our order form, fill it out and fax or post it in.

 

2015

2015 'Andrew Watson' Tempranillo

Cases Produced:  330 cases produced

Winemaker:  Mark Woods

Medals:  Not entered into shows as yet

Description:  Ripe raspberry and cherry flavours with subtle hints of licorice and underlying savoury characters.

Food Match: Chorizo and white bean casserole.

Cellaring:  Drink now or up to 5 years

 

 

2014

2014 'Andrew Watson' Tempranillo SOLD OUT

Cases Produced:  170 cases produced

Winemaker:  Mark Woods

Medals:  Not entered into shows as yet

Description:  A beautiful and seamless wine.  A lovely blend of raspberry, dark cherry and coffee caramel tones.

Food Match:  Maple glazed pork and pancetta meatloaf

Cellaring:  Drink now or up to 7 years

 

2013

2013 'Andrew Watson' Tempranillo  SOLD OUT

Cases Produced: 86 cases

Winemaker:  Mark Woods

Medals:  Double Gold Medal China Wine Awards

Description: A wonderfully violet perfume scented nose.  On the palate luscious mulberry and dark cherry flavours are intertwined with smoky toasty elements with a hint of toffee caramel.

Food Match:  Caramelised chilli pork neck

Cellaring:   Drink now or cellar to 8 years

 

 

2012

2012 'Andrew Watson' Tempranillo-Grenache SOLD OUT

Cases Produced:  260 cases

Winemaker:  Mark Woods

Medals:  Not entered into Shows as yet

Description:  Ripe raspberry and cherry flavours with subtle hints of licorice and underlying savoury characters.

Food Match:  Lamb cutlets with sticky balsamic figs.

Cellaring:  3-6 years.

 

2011

2011 'Andrew Watson' Tempranillo SOLD OUT

Cases Produced: 170 cases

Winemaker:  Mark Woods

Medals:  Not entered into shows as yet

Description:  Ripe cherry and raspberry flavours with a hint of liquorice, and an underlying savoury tone. Nine months maturation in one year old French and American oak, have given the wine a lovely smokey character, and a tight tannin structure.

Food Match:  Chorizo and white bean casserole.

Cellaring:  Drink now to 5 years.

 

2010

2010 'Andrew Watson' Tempranillo  SOLD OUT

Cases Produced:  140 cases

Winemaker:  Mark Woods

Medals:  Not entered into shows as yet

Description:  A lighter red style.  Raspberry and mulberry fruit character combined with a fairly light oaking regime (six months in 2 year old French oak) infusing the wine with subtle spice and soft toasty overtones, and light fine tannins.

Food Match:  Prosciutto and basil wood fired pizza.

Cellaring:  Drink now to 4 years. 

 

2009

2009 'Andrew Watson' Tempranillo   SOLD OUT

Cases Produced:  201 cases

Winemaker:  Mark Woods

Medals:  2 Silver, 1 Bronze medal & Winestate Magazine 3 Star Rating

Description:  Our inaugral Tempranillo!  Ripe raspberry and cherry fruit flavours are enhanced by subtle hints of liquorice, and an underlying savoury tone.  A short maturation of just over six months in brand new French oak has given the wine a lovely smokey backbone and a tight tannin structure.

Food Match:  Chorizo and white bean casserole.

Cellaring:  3-5 years.

 

 

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