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2022 Once and Future Mourvedre or Mataro "Oakley Road Vineyard"

Once and Future 2022 Oakley Road Mataro

Winery: Once and Future

Vintage: 2022

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Oakley Road Vineyard"

Wine Category: Mourvedre or Mataro

Grape blend: 100% Mataro

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Contra Costa County

State or country: CA

Price: $40

Cases produced: 200

KWG Score: 92.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93)

Review date: June 19, 2024

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored Mataro from Once and Future is made from grapes from 122-year-old vines. It opens with plum and blackberry bouquet with hints of oak and wet stone. On the palate, this wine is medium plus bodied with medium plus acidity. The mouthfeel has great palate coverage. It is also balanced, round, and seamless. The flavor profile is a stewed red plum and oak blend with notes of brambly blackberry and orange zest. I also detected hints of clove, cinnamon, and strawberry. The finish is dry, and its flavors, acidity and moderate managed tannins are nicely extended. I would pair this very good Mataro with braised short ribs. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Once and Future 2022 Oakley Road Mataro.

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