In top vintages, this is one of Hawke's Bay's best Syrahs. The 2018 (4*) was matured in French oak casks (33 per cent new). Full-coloured, it is mouthfilling, sweet-fruited and supple, with good but not great concentration of blackcurrant, plum and black pepper flavours, smooth and harmonious.
Type: Red Wines
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $49 NZD
Value for Money: –V
Vintage: 2018; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 22 – 31
Vintage: 2016; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 22 – 24
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.
Reviewed March 2022