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2011 Rod McDonald Trademark Syrah

A wine of phenomenal beauty, concentration, size and exotic spice

2011 Rod McDonald Trademark Syrah

A wine of phenomenal beauty, concentration, size and exotic spice

$75.99

per bottle

Elsewhere $89.99
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  • Case (6)
Raymond Chan 19.5/20 Michael Cooper 4.5 Stars FWDC 95/100
44% Off

2011 Rod McDonald Trademark Syrah

A wine of phenomenal beauty, concentration, size and exotic spice

Raymond Chan 19.5/20 Michael Cooper 4.5 Stars FWDC 95/100

Description

"When Rod MacDonald went out on his own after many years making wine for Vidal, he knew he was going to focus on Syrah. He predicted (quite rightly) that it was the long term future of Hawkes Bay - and this Trademark Syrah is his first no-holds-barred attempt at making it. A wine of phenomenal beauty, concentration, size and exotic spice, you could safely put this alongside wines like Le Sol, La Collina and Homage and it would more than hold its own. We can't wait to follow this label...

Smells

Incredibly dense and layered on the nose, with exotic Eastern spices, dark fruits, florals, liquorice and cracked pepper.

Tastes

Voluptuous and rich, but with a dry, fine, taut elegance about it too, indicating a bright future in the cellar. This is a big statement to make for a new label - a wine that's very hard to fault and well worth every penny of its price tag. Enjoy with venison stew between now and 2022."

BrandRod McDonald Wines

RegionHawkes Bay

VarietalSyrah

Size750ml

Alcohol %14.5%

Vintage2011

CountryNew Zealand

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