Passage Rock Reserve Waiheke Island Syrah (2020)

One of Waiheke's most awarded reds. Estate-grown, the youthful 2020 vintage (5*) was matured for 10 months in "mostly new oak barriques". Deeply coloured, it is fragrant and full-bodied, with concentrated plum, red berry and spice flavours, fresh acidity and ripe, supple tannins. A very elegant, savoury red, already approachable, it's well worth cellaring to 2025+.


Type: Red Wines
Variety: Syrah
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $75 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

This wine is a Super Classic.

When to drink: 2025

Past Vintages:
Vintage: 2015; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: 20 – 25
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.

Reviewed August 2022

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