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TEUSNER Righteous 2009

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TEUSNER Righteous 2009

TEUSNER Righteous Mataro, Barossa Valley
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TEUSNER Righteous Mataro, Barossa Valley
  • Style: Red
  • Vintage: 2009
  • Region: Barossa Valley
  • Code: TRMAT
  • Varietal: Mataro (Mourvedre)
  • Country: Australia

Region Barossa Valley

Barossa Valley Colonel William Light, the South Australian colony’s Surveyor-General, named the Barossa in 1837 after the site of an English victory over the French in the Spanish Peninsular War. In the mid-1800’s Silesian and English immigrants settled in the area. The Barossa itself comprises two distinct sub-regions: Eden Valley and the warmer Barossa Valley floor at 270m.The Barossa Valley enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate characterised by hot dry summers and relatively low rainfall. Cool sea breezes from the Gulf of St Vincent modify the temperature, however hot northerly winds can occasionally dominate creating considerable vine stress. Many older established vineyards are dry-grown, but supplementary irrigation is also extensively used. The valley is comprised of rich brown soils and alluvial sands. A long history of uninterrupted viticulture in the area means the Barossa valley is home to Australia’s largest concentration of old-vine Shiraz, Grenache and Mourvedre with many

Barossa Valley

Colonel William Light, the South Australian colony’s Surveyor-General, named the Barossa in 1837 after the site of an English victory over the French in the Spanish Peninsular War. In the mid-1800’s Silesian and English immigrants settled in the area. The Barossa itself comprises two distinct sub-regions: Eden Valley and the warmer Barossa Valley floor at 270m.The Barossa Valley enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate characterised by hot dry summers and relatively low rainfall. Cool sea breezes from the Gulf of St Vincent modify the temperature, however hot northerly winds can occasionally dominate creating considerable vine stress. Many older established vineyards are dry-grown, but supplementary irrigation is also extensively used. The valley is comprised of rich brown soils and alluvial sands. A long history of uninterrupted viticulture in the area means the Barossa valley is home to Australia’s largest concentration of old-vine Shiraz, Grenache and Mourvedre with many over 100 years old. Although most famous for Shiraz, the Barossa can also produce fragrant and deliciously fruity Grenache blends and beautifully rich, chocolatey Cabernet Sauvignons.
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Winery TEUSNER

Teusner is part of the new wave of Barossa producers dedicated to crafting wines from precious old-vine sites dotted throughout the Barossa Valley. A partnership between winemaker Kym Teusner and his brother-in-law Michael Page, the overarching philosophy at Teusner is to produce top-notch affordable wines from select vineyard parcels. Winemaking is non-interventionist. Since its establishment in 2001, Teusner has garnered significant recognition for its range of wines both in Australia and on export markets.