Church Road Grand Reserve Hawke's Bay Syrah (2018)

Full of potential, the 2018 vintage (5*) is a deeply coloured, finely structured red, estate-grown principally in the Redstone Vineyard, in the Bridge Pa Triangle, but also in the Gimblett Gravels, and matured for 20 months in French and Hungarian oak barrels (33 per cent new). Mouthfilling, concentrated and complex, it has deep, ripe plum, spice and black-pepper flavours, fresh acidity, and fairly firm tannins. Best drinking 2023+.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Syrah
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $45 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2021

This wine is a Classic.

When to drink: 2023

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