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2018 Amato Vino Teroldego

Margaret River, WA

Delicious rendition of this rarely seen Italian variety. Rich fruit, moreish tannin and spice galore.

$45.00

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About The Wine

In a region steeped in tradition, it is heartening to see innovation in winemaking and varietal selection here from Brad Wehr in Margaret River.

The fruit for the Amato Vino Teroldego - say that three times fast - is sourced from a single vineyard near Yallingup in Margaret River. 20% of the fruit is whole bunch fermented and sat on skins for 21 days. It sees 18 months in oak, but due to a characteristic of the variety which has a distinctive “oaky character” anyway, it only sees old wood.

Ripe, unapologetic and oozing a bombastic persona, this is one great little wine that will have your dinner guests asking plenty of questions.

In essence, it's a delicious, food-friendly red with big personality.

About Amato Vino

Brad Wehr's Amato Vino label is equal parts traditional and experimental.

On one hand, his wines exemplify the best of classic Margaret River varieties, delivered at great prices. On the other hand, he's exploring new varieties and new winemaking techniques, constantly pushing and innovating.

Brad's wines have a wild streak and are some of the more engaging and authentic wines we have seen from Margaret River.

Winemaker Brad Wehr
Winemaker Brad Wehr
Margaret River, WA
Additional Info

From The Producer

Deep, brooding colour. Dark black/red fruits dominate the nose: blackberry, dark plum, mulberry…tarry/charry and spicy, with heady perfume and brambly earth and dried herbs adding to the mix. Hints of cedar/pine and a dust pencilly oak character – a fruit-derived varietal character rather than any influence from the aged oak in which the wine matured. Hits the high notes with floral tones, and the bass notes with intense fruit concentration.

The palate is structured and firm, however whilst acid/tannins are in clear evidence the palate is densely packed and sweet-fruited, showing blackberry, dense plums, eastern spice, tar, black cherry and cola. A bold wine, upright and structured, yet approachable in its youth. Best enjoyed with food.

20% wholebunch, daily hand-plunging 21 days on skins. Basketpressed to aged French oak for 18 months

Only 175 dozen made from a single vineyard plot near Yallingup.

Blend : Teroldego (100%)
ABV : 14.2
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2025
Bottle Size : 750ml

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

"From the Riverland project. A light-bodied, red-fruited lush combo of savoury & sweet, showing complex flavours from earth/meat to spice/florals; with snappy acidity and a seductive, moreish palate. Enjoy it young. Only 175 dozen made." - Brad Wehr, winemaker

Delivery

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