Dark red, purple hue. The nose is rich and lifted, with notes of violets, gamey meats and eucalypt. The palate is generous with cherry cola and toasty oak. The tannins are firm with hints of cool climate spice on the finish.
96% Syrah, 4% Viognier. 2900L. Syrah from the Two Terraces vineyard in Hawke's Bay and the Viognier off Dakins Road. Blocks and parcels fermented separately in 1 and 2 tonne fermenters, pressed to barrel and completed natural malo. Sulphured in Feb 2020, and blended in June. 15% new French oak.
Winemaking without borders while ultimately aiming to express the honest flavours of individual grape varietals. Each wine produced under this range is a benchmark example of grape, place, and maker.
With an ambitious and pioneering spirit, we thrive on discovering and expressing the finest terroir — getting the best from every grape with minimal intervention. The results are exceptional wines, crafted with passion and precision so you too can experience the journey, one sip at a time!
Vineyard: Two Terraces Vineyard
Varietal: 96% Syrah, 4% Viognier
Residual Sugar: <1g/L