From the prestigious Gimblett Gravels in Hawkes Bay, this delicious Syrah boasts aromas of cherry, plum and blueberry alongside notes of pepper and spice. On the palate, this wine is supple with big and bold flavours of black fruit that are complemented by touches of black olive and spice, before a long and complex finish completes a superb experience.
3 Point Summary
Fruit and spice aromas, a palate of big, soft, black fruits and a spicy finish.
Did you know..?
Hawke's Bay is one of New Zealand's oldest wine regions, dating back to 1851 when missionaries planted vineyards to make sacramental wines.
BRONZE – International Wine Challenge 2016. COMMENDED – Decanter World Wine Awards 2016
Fillet Steak with Pepper Sauce
Serve at Temp
18 *C / 64 *F
SYRAH/SHIRAZ - Syrah is a dark-skinned red wine grape from the northern Rhone Valley of eastern France. In Australia, Syrah is widely known as Shiraz, and is regarded as the country's national grape. A highly diverse and successful grape variety, Syrah wines can display myriad dark-fruit flavours. Quite floral in its youth, it develops more peppery and herbaceous notes as it ages and offers smoky scents and flavours of blackcurrant and liquorice.
HAWKE'S BAY, NEW ZEALAND - Hawke's Bay is located on the east coast of the North Island in and is New Zealand's 2nd largest wine region, highly regarded for its Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and Chardonnay. Vineyards stretch along the paths of five major rivers that snake inland, and sit on a wide array of sites, from steep hillsides to gravelly river terraces. Hawke's Bay's varied soil patterns and maritime climate make it one of the most versatile wine-producing regions in New Zealand and it has won substantial international acclaim.