2015 Reserve Syrah
VINEYARD AND WINEMAKING NOTES
Hawke’s Bay 2015 was the 3rd exceptional vintage in a row. Long hot days provided a great platform in which 2015 wines will be remembered.
Hand harvested from our north face sloping terraced Syrah Block. This home block consistently produces premium fruit to make our Reserve Syrah. 2 clones 50% (174), 50% (470) was hand harvested, fermented with 20% stem, minimal hand plunge before resting for 15 months in 30% new French Oak.
1825 Bottles Produced.
REGION Esk Valley – Hawke’s Bay
Eye: Dark hues tending to crimson and violet on the edges
Nose: Blackberry and black forest chocolate with a hint of spice.
Taste: Ripe dark berry fruits with lifted pepper and spice finishing with soft velvet tannins.
FOOD MATCH, CELLARING AND SERVICE
Try with strong red meat cuisine such as lamb or venison.
Enjoy now or cellar with care up to 10 years
GOLD Medal - Hawke's Bay Wine Awards 2016