Falconhead Hawke's Bay Syrah (2018)

Priced very sharply, the 2018 vintage (3.5*) was matured for a year in French oak casks (20 per cent new). Ruby-hued, it is medium to full-bodied, with good depth of ripe plum and spice flavours, nutty and savoury notes adding complexity, and finely balanced tannins. Best drinking now to 2022.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Syrah
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★✰ – 3.5 Stars
Price: $17 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: V+

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2021

When to drink: 2022

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