New to NZ and an unusual grape to be found on the island of Sicily. A full-bodied, deeply flavoured red with great tannins and a toasty, spicy finish.
The Syrah vines grow in Barone Montalto‘s vineyards outside Marsala in western Sicily at an altitude of 350 m. The grapes were harvested by hand, sorted and destemmed followed by fermentation on the skins in stainless steel tanks for 12-15 days. The wine was matured for about 8 months in French oak bariques.
91/100 Bob Campbell MW (2019 Vintage)
“Deeply-tinted syrah with intense blackcurrant, cassis, black pepper, violet and liquorice flavours. Perhaps a little jammy but at an acceptable level give the warm growing conditions. It certainly packs quite a punch for a wine at this price point.”
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