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2016 Luna Blue Rock Syrah

Cote Rotie quality from boutique Martinborough producer

2016 Luna Blue Rock Syrah

Cote Rotie quality from boutique Martinborough producer

$45.99

per bottle

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2016 Luna Blue Rock Syrah

Cote Rotie quality from boutique Martinborough producer

FWD Co. Panel f94 FWD Co. Panel f94

Description

Martinborough Syrah is a bit of a rarity, with only a handful of producers daring to produce such a wine. Syrah is a delicate grape though, and flourishes in cooler climates, with world class examples such as Cote Rotie in France. This wine is a definite nod to that style, with an undying elegance and purity not found in other regions of the world that grow the same grape. Incredibly boutique production, less than 300 cases were produced of this extremely fine wine.

Smells

Concentrated dark fruits, with plum, blackberry and a bit of cocoa dusting over a hint of pepperiness.

Tastes

The black fruits are to the fore again, but the peppery character is slightly more pronounced. There is a savoury haystack character here too, which makes for a very complex wine. Very tight tannin, and extraordinary mouthfeel, this is a prime example of very elegant fine wine. Sometimes bigger isn't better! Drink now, or cellar for a few years for a seductive and hedonistic treat of a red.

BrandUnknown

RegionMartinborough

VarietalSyrah

Size750ml

Alcohol %13.5%

Vintage2016

CountryNew Zealand

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