Mission Huchet Gimblett Gravels Hawke's Bay Syrah (2019)

Named in honour of nineteenth-century winemaker Cyprian Huchet, the lovely 2019 vintage (5*) was estate-grown in the Gimblett Gravels and matured for a year in French oak barrels. Dark, with a highly fragrant, spicy bouquet, it is full-bodied, with dense blackcurrant, plum and black pepper flavours, complex, savoury and finely poised. A standout red, it is extremely age-worthy; best drinking 2025+.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Syrah
Vintage: 2019
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $150 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

This wine is a Potential Classic.

When to drink: 2025

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