2019 Off Side Syrah
(Gold 2020 NZ International Wine Awards & 4.5 STAR Winestate)
Already delicious, this deeply coloured, fragrant red was hand-picked on the Takapau Plains and matured for nine months in French oak barrels 33% new. Full-bodied, with a spicy bouquet, showing good complexity, it has concentrated, plummy, spicy flavours, a hint of liquorice, supple tannins, and excellent balance and harmony. Drink now or cellar for 10 years.
Hand harvested. Fermented in open fermented for around 21 days, hand plunged, 100% Syrah
Residual Sugar 0 g/L