Esk Valley Reserve Syrah 14.5%, 750ml
This is a single vineyard wine from the Cornerstone Vineyard in the Gimblett Gravels. Planted in 1996 the vines are spur pruned and trained on a vertical shoot positioned trellis and intensively managed to provide quality grapes for this Winemakers Reserve label. Yields are kept very low and the fruit has been hand harvested.
This is a deeply colored and aromatic wine representing the best of the 2010 harvest. It displays notes of red fruits, berries and pepper, with a subtle oak complexity. It is full bodied and satisfying with natural acidity typical of Gimblett Gravels Syrah, giving the wine freshness and length. Only 130 cases were produced.
- Ideal with rich red meats and game.
- Sub region: Gimblett Gravels
- Region: Hawkes Bay
- Variety: Syrah
- Alcohol: 14.5%
- Residual sugar: Dry