Syrah 2016

syrah 16Tasting Notes

A dry complex savoury earthy wine. Ideal with smoked meats and hard cheeses.

Wine Information

  • Winemaker: Andrew Nimmo
  • Region: Gisborne
  • Variety: Syrah

Chronology

  • Harvest Date: April 2016
  • Bottling Date: February 2019
  • Release Date: August 2019

Winemaker Notes

Grapes were fermented in open top stainless vats. After primary ferment the wines underwent full malolactic fermentation in barrels.

Viticulture Notes

Syrah was harvested in excellent condition from a Patutahi vineyard.

Technical Details

  • Alcohol: 12.2%
  • Residual Sugar: 2.0
  • Total Acidity: 6.0
  • ph: 3.77
  •  Cellaring: 3+ years

Awards

Bronze award – NZ International Wine Show 2019