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2013 Wairau River Reserve Syrah

ONLY 17 DOZEN AVAILABLE! A vintage for the ages has produced a Syrah of amazing fragrance and finesse!

2013 Wairau River Reserve Syrah

ONLY 17 DOZEN AVAILABLE! A vintage for the ages has produced a Syrah of amazing fragrance and finesse!

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Bob Campbell MW 92/100 Cuisine 4 Stars FWDC 92/100
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2013 Wairau River Reserve Syrah

ONLY 17 DOZEN AVAILABLE! A vintage for the ages has produced a Syrah of amazing fragrance and finesse!

Bob Campbell MW 92/100 Cuisine 4 Stars FWDC 92/100

Description

Syrah in Marlborough remains an absolute rarity, but with a warming climate, we may well see more producers planting this noble grape. Wairau River Reserve is one of the finest examples in the region, a fragrant and spicy take on the cool-climate style that New Zealand does so well. The 2013 vintage was an exceptional one across most of the country and the long, dry autumn allowed winemakers to pick the Syrah at optimal ripeness.

Smells

Fragrant rose and violet florals, cracked black pepper, liquorice and cured meat.

Tastes

Refined, spicy and medium-bodied, there is a lovely purity of fruit and lightness of touch to the wine, with red and black fruits supported by finely grained tannins and a peppery finish. A great food wine to match dishes such as venision and duck, this will be at its best between now and 2022.

BrandWairau River

RegionMarlborough

VarietalSyrah

Size750ml

Alcohol %13.0%

Vintage2013

CountryNew Zealand

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