Syrah 2014

With a rich purple colour, this vibrant wine entices with an explosive mix of violets, mint and white pepper. The entry is juicy and bright leading to a fresh palate that combines flavours of blackcherries and dark chocolate. Rich, lingering fruit; elegant, integrated tannins.

Winemakers Notes

The Shiraz and Viognier grapes were picked together in the 2nd week of March.

The Harvest

The Shiraz and Viognier grapes were crushed and co-fermented. Malolactic fermentation took place in barrel. The wine was matured for 24 months in 32% new 225L barrels.

In the Cellar

97% Shiraz, 3% Viognier

Blend Information

Each of our wines is linked to a specific flower – the characteristics of the wine are symbolized by that particular flower on the label.

Botanical Sketch

Our Syrah has powerful perfumed aromas of fennel, thyme, rosemary, violet and oregano, much like one would experience whilst strolling through a herb garden.

Herbae (Herbs)

Alcohol
pH

14.37%
3.47

RS
Total Acid

2.7 g/l
5.69 g/l

Awards

Platter 4*

Previous Vintages

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