Densely coloured with beautifully fragrant bouquet of forest berries and earthy undertones. Ripe Sweet Fruit Flavours with a solid underlay of tannin and rich complexity. Harvested from our 4 vineyard sites this wine has great complexity and consistency, we use different ferment temperatures to get a range of fruit expressions into the wine from ester fruity , through to dark brooding aromas, Our use of French and American Barriques adds complexity and softness to the wine, Great drinking on release but will age well for up to 7 years from vintage.
Grown at Passage Rock, Zeno, Oneroa Bay and Fenton Vineyards. Clay soils over Rock, Typical yields 4 to 6 tonnes per hectare. A very consistent and well made Syrah offering excellent varietal expression.
2015 production 500 cases
Brix at harvest 22 to 24.
Residual sugar dry