Maison Noire Home Block Hawke's Bay Syrah (2018)

The 2018 vintage (3.5*) is a single-vineyard red, hand-harvested at Waimarama from first-crop vines. Ruby-hued, it is medium-bodied, vibrant and supple, with red-berry, plum and spice flavours, fresh acidity, good harmony, and plenty of drink-young charm. Best drinking mid-2021+.


Type: Red Wines
Variety: Syrah
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★✰ – 3.5 Stars
Price: $25 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: –V

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2021

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

When to drink: 2021

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