2015 Syrah Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Malbec
SYRAH CABERNET SAUVIGNON MERLOT MALBEC
VINEYARD AND WINEMAKING NOTES
2015 was the third exceptional vintage in a row for Hawke’s Bay.
Long hot days provided a great platform for exceptional wines, such as this very special blend, to be produced.
This unique blend of Syrah 41%, Cabernet Sauvignon 32%,
Merlot 18%, and Malbec 9% is all Linden Estate grown, hand harvested for low yields to produce the best quality fruit then aged for 12 months in French Barrique
REGION: Esk Valley
VINTAGE 2015 ALCOHOL 13.5%
pH 3.76 TA 5.68
Eye: Ruby Red
Nose: Rich deep raspberry notes with smooth liquorice undertones
Taste: Dry, smooth and well balanced with a sweet oak finish flavoured with a fine thread of soft tannin.
FOOD MATCH, CELLARING AND SERVICE
Enjoy with all red meats particularly lamb and rich pasta dishes.
Drink or cellar with care up to 6 years.
Serve at room temperature 18 ͦC