teusner the avatar 2005
The Avatar 2005 is another fine drop from Teusner at a special introductory price for a limited time through Sydney based on-line wine reatiler, The Vine Press.
Kym Teusner from Teusner Wines was crowned king by Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine as Young Winemaker of the Year 2008. His wine, The Avatar 2005 is a classic Rhone blend 55% grenache 25% shiraz 20% mataro. The grenache and mataro fruit is all sourced from low yielding dry grown 70 to 85 yr old vineyards. Dark cherries, kirsch, red berry grenache fruit with layers of spice, earthy and roast meat characters beautifully integrated on the palate (16 mths maturation in old French oak has brought out the earthy, savoury characters in the grenache) with long fine persistent tannins. Will mature with age into earthy leathery chocolate and tobacco Jeremy Oliver, Huon Hooke in fact every Aussie wine writer on the planet has written this wine up.
The Avatar is unbelievable stuff. A case of this fine nectar is a must. RRP $ 36 Special Introductory Price $25.99. Check out our reds page for details.