What is a Mataro wine?

What is a Mataro wine?

Mataro is a red wine grape with a long history in Australia, but it has never been well known. A staple of South Australian red blends, where it is usually partnered with shiraz and grenache, mataro is sometimes known these days by its French name “mourvedre”.

Is Mataro wine sweet?

Dry or sweet
Mataro/Sweetness of resulting wine

What food goes with Monastrell wine?

Monastrell tends to be big, medium to full-bodied and high in tannins, so it naturally pairs well with just about any hearty and meaty dish, from hamburgers and pizza to short ribs, veal, pork, lamb, sausage, game and other meats, especially grilled meats. The perfect wine for your next barbecue!

Is Mourvèdre the same as Mataro?

Mourvèdre. Thought to have originated in Spain and a major variety of the Rhône region, this meaty, rustic and full-bodied red variety is known by not one, but three names – Mataro, Mourvédre and Monastrell. In Australia it’s referred to as both Mataro and Mourvédre, while the Spanish often call it Monastrell.

Is Malbec good wine?

While Malbec is a globally loved wine, it’s nowhere near as popular or well-known as Merlot or Pinot Noir — but that won’t stop us from loving it. Famous for its deep purple color and spicy, savory flavors, Malbec wine is a perfect option for those who love strong flavored wine with plenty of body.

What is Jumilla wine?

Jumilla is a wine DO title of Murcia, a small region on the Mediterranean coast of southeastern Spain. Like other wine regions of the area, Jumilla specializes in wines based on the Monastrell grape variety, which accounts for around 80 percent of vines. …

What does Monastrell wine taste like?

Spanish Monastrell wines tend to be rich, dark affairs, frequently showing flavors of blackberry and black cherry. In Australia and California, Mourvedre is often called Mataro, although the prestige associated with its French name has encouraged many producers to abandon the term Mataro.

Is Mourvèdre a dry wine?