Syrah 2018

Crafted With Care

Hand harvested and cooled overnight before destemming to small stainless steel open-top fermenters. Inoculated with neutral yeast and twice daily plunges carried out during the fermentation. Left on skins for 21 days before pressing to 50% new French oak barriques. Natural malolactic fermentation completed in barrels. Racked from barrel once during the 18 months. Light filtration.

Alcohol

16.61%

pH

3.44

TA

6.28g/L

95 Points
Bob Campbell MW
19 May 2020

“Aromatic, supple syrah with floral, violet, plum, blackberry, subtle herb, white pepper and mocha flavours supported by fine, drying tannins. An elegant medium-bodied wine that's accessible now but promises to become even more interesting with bottle age.”

“Aromatic, supple syrah with floral, violet, plum, blackberry, subtle herb, white pepper and mocha flavours supported by fine, drying tannins. An elegant medium-bodied wine that's accessible now but promises to become even more interesting with bottle age.”