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Schwarz Meta Mataro
Schwarz Wine Co.
Australia - South Australia - Barossa Valley

Meta - An abstraction from a well known concept.

Dark, spicy and built for max expression. Built over a foundation of blackberry and red plums this is a punch, expressive Mataro of spice rubbed meat, tea smoke and beef jerky. All dark, brooding and masculine in its fragrance, the palate is expansive with punchy tannin and sweet cinnamon spice.

Specifications
Appellation
Barossa Valley
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
100% Mataro (a.k.a. Mourvedre)
Age of vines
between 10 and 20 years old.
Soil type
Deep sandy loam
Vinification
Fermented with wild yeast in open fermenters. Regularly foot stomped and pumped over. Pressed into stainless steel tank where it remained until final blending. No Oak.
Production
178 (9-liter cases)
Pairings

Pizza, pasta, burger, charcuterie and mild cheese

Reviews and News

2019 Schwarz Meta Mataro - 95 PTS - HWC

2019 Schwarz Meta Mataro - 95 PTS - HWC

halliday logo"A gorgeous, glossy purple hue. Saturated dark fruit scents melding with smoked meat and violet. The tannins, a ferrous timbre. This has no pretence. Just an honest Mataro, scented with fidelity, extracted appropriately and easy to drink. Delicious! - Ned Goodwin"

- Halliday Wine Companion (August 2020), 95 pts

Producer Information: Schwarz Wine Co.

Jason Schwarz came to winemaking via a circuitous path. While he grew up surrounded by vines at his parent’s property in Bethany, he initially studied wine marketing at the University ...
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