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Hawkes Bay Syrah 2015
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NZ $19.00
Qty.
01025

Hawkes Bay Syrah 2015

This skilfully crafted red has bright, youthful colour, good density of ripe, plummy, spicy flavours, savoury notes adding complexity and a well-rounded finish.
Winemakers Notes

 
Analysis
Alc 13%
Acid 6.3g/L
Res sugar 2.1 g/L
pH 3.52

Tasting Notes
Colour: It is deep, lustrous and bright red.
Bouquet: The essence of Hawkes Bay Syrah: masses of red/black fruits, a touch of pepper, some background meatiness and lovely, savoury oak.
Palate: A beautifully structured wine. Full bodied with silken tannins and great length. The fruit in the mid palate lasts and lasts.

Cellaring
Given how fine grained the tannins are in this wine, it looks as though it will be immediately approachable and wine cellar happily into the medium term.
 
Food Matches
The soft tannins, ripe fruit flavours, black pepper and spice make this wine a great accompaniment to many meat dishes such as lamb, venison, beef and game. The bolder and more complex style means that it will stand up to richer flavours and accompaniments. 
 
Suggested Wine List Description
A rich and full-bodied wine full of jammy fruit with lashings of black pepper and a long savoury finish.
 
Independent Reviewer's Comment

“Looking for a good, affordable syrah? This skilfully crafted red has bright, youthful colour, good density of ripe, plummy, spicy flavours, savoury notes adding complexity and a well-rounded finish. Drink now or cellar.”
Winestate Magazine, November 2018.

 

Awards
 
Four Stars Winestate Magazine, Nov 2018
 

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