Trinity Hill Hawke's Bay Syrah (2020)

'Made to be enjoyed while young', the very attractive 2020 vintage (4*) was grown in the Gimblett Gravels, blended with a splash of Viognier, and aged in stainless steel tanks, with brief exposure to seasoned French oak. It has deep, purple-flushed colour and a floral, spicy bouquet. Fresh and supple, it is medium to full-bodied, with strong, ripe plum, berry and spice flavours, and some savoury notes adding a touch of complexity. 'Pinot Noir lovers would enjoy this', I jotted down. Best drinking mid-2022+.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Syrah
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $20 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: V+

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

When to drink: 2022

Reviewed 2021

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