Church Road McDonald Series Hawke's Bay Syrah (2019)

Already delicious, the bargain-priced 2019 vintage (5*) is a floral, spicy red, grown in the Gimblett Gravels (principally) and the Bridge Pa Triangle, and matured for 18 months in French and Hungarian oak barrels (22 per cent new). Deeply coloured, it is fragrant, mouthfilling, rich and supple, with deep plum/spice flavours, oak complexity, and a very harmonious, softly textured finish. Best drinking 2022+.


Type: Red Wines
Variety: Syrah
Vintage: 2019
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $28 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: V+

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2021

This wine is a Potential Classic.

When to drink: 2022

Leave a Reply