Three Crows, Syrah, Hawke’s Bay, 2019

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Tasting Notes: Violets, dark berries and a touch of spice on the nose. The palate is fleshy with a beautiful earthiness, generous fruit and a subtle thyme character. The tannins are chalky and give great length and power. Fruity with a savoury finish.

Region: Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

Varieties: 100% Syrah
ABV: 13%
Closure: Cork with wax seal

Pairing: Slow-cooked, hearty casseroles

More Info: Hand-harvested fruit with a mixture of destemmed and whole cluster went into an open top where it was left to soak for a few days before starting fermentation. The ferment was managed with a mixture of gentle pump-overs and plunging and was left on skins for a total of four weeks. It was pressed into French-oak barriques, of which 43% were new. The wine then went through spontaneous malolactic fermentation in the spring. It was racked once, aged in oak for a total of 18 months then blended and bottled.