Coopers CreekMalbec 2016Product code: 11017
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Coopers Creek Malbec wine hails from the verdant vineyards of New Zealand. It presents a captivating, deep red hue which catches and holds the eye. On the palate, it is exceptional, concocting a plush medley of blackberry and plum laden with subtle hints of spicy warmth. Underscoring these bold flavours is a touch of oak, bestowing a refined, harmonious finish to the wine. This Malbec is sumptuous yet balanced, possessing a velvety texture and medium-bodied structure. Ideal for those seeking to elevate their wine experience, Coopers Creek Malbec pairs excellently with red meat and richly flavoured dishes. It is true vinous indulgence.
Colour: The colour in this wine is stunning. A black core leads to a bright red-purple rim. Bouquet: Plummy notes intermingled with the ‘wild berry’ character that typifies New Zealand Malbec. A touch of oak completes the picture. Palate: This full bodied red has an excellent balance between fruit, acid and tannin. The overall effect is to coat the palate from front to back and side to side. There is a strong core of sweet black fruit on the finish.
About the Winery
Located in the heart of New Zealand’s iconic winemaking region, Coopers Creek winery is a renowned name in wine cultivation and production. Established in 1980, this award-winning vineyard is a testament to the rich viticulture heritage of the Kumeu region, championing its unique terroir through each bottle.
Coopers Creek offers a broad spectrum of varietals, ranging from lush Chardonnays to robust Pinot Noirs. The winery has daringly introduced more exotic grapes such as Arneis and Albariño, which have been met with resounding success. These distinct vinous expressions are the result of meticulous winemaking techniques and sustainable farming practices.
The winery is not merely about its produce; it is also famed for its hospitality and picturesque surroundings. Visitors are welcomed to savour its delightful wines in the cellar door, with a knowledgeable staff ready to guide and educate them on the subtleties of each bottle. The stunning vista of vine-laden hills is the perfect setting to unwind, sip a glass of fine wine, and soak in the sheer beauty of the region.
There's also plenty to do for those seeking more than a wine tasting experience. Coopers Creek hosts regular events such as jazz concerts and art exhibitions, making it a thriving hub of diverse culture and entertainment.
Coopers Creek Winery is more than just a vineyard. It’s a celebration of the innate connection between man and nature, brought to life through a bottle of wine. This beloved winery has truly become a symbol of New Zealand’s vinous prowess, and a destination for wine-enthusiasts around the world.
The winery's commitment to quality and innovation, coupled with deep respect for tradition and environment, undoubtedly cements its place amongst the finest vineyards in New Zealand. Whether you are an avid wine connoisseur or a novice, one visit to Coopers Creek Winery is enough to fall in love with its spirit and absorb its enduring elegance. As they say in the winemaking world: "In wine, there is truth.", and certainly, Coopers Creek’s fine selection of wines embodies this adage mistakenly.