Mourvedre is a Spanish and Rhone variety which is becoming more popular in Australia, especially in the Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale and more recently Goulburn valley in Victoria. In France it is used a part of the blended red wines in the southern Rhone, often playing a supporting role to Grenache. The Mourvedre grape is also important in Provence, where it is used to make well structured roses, as well as serious reds.
Its taste varies greatly according to area, but often has a wild, gamey or earthy flavour, with soft red fruit flavours
Terra Felix Mourvedre is a vibrant crimson with plum hues in colour with a nose of lifted raspberries and rose petals with some savoury notes. The palate has flavours of plum and cherries, with subtle savoury notes on the back, smooth tannins give the wine a lingering finish.
Mourvedre is a late ripening red grape variety that is widely planted along the French and Spanish coasts of the Mediterranean Sea. It is used in the Rhone Valley of France and in blends ofCotes du Rhone and Chateauneuf du Pape. Terra Felix is made from grapes that come from selected cool climate vineyards throughout the Central Victorian Wine growing Region. This premium wine producing region boasts well known growing areas including Heathcote Vineyards, Nagambie Vineyards, Bendigo and Strathbogie Vineyards.