Thomas Legacy Waiheke Island Syrah (2019)

The impressive 2019 vintage (5*) was hand-harvested and matured for 11 months in French oak barriques (one year-old). Deeply coloured, it has a floral, spicy bouquet. A very ageworthy, vividly varietal red, it is mouthfilling and harmonious, with excellent flavour ripeness, density and complexity, and good tannin backbone. Best drinking 2024+.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Syrah
Vintage: 2019
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $70 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

The overall rating for quality is Tentative, as Michael has only reviewed a small number of vintages of this particular wine.

When to drink: 2024

Reviewed July 2022

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