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Spicy Syrah perfume | Generous tannin

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2017 Discovery Syrah

$24.00 Members $19.20

Margaret River Syrah is noteworthy because of its fragrance and attractiveness in it’s youth.

Aromas of juicy black cherries and boysenberries with a grind of black pepper. The palate possesses a fine grained texture comprising of ripe tannin which adds to the structure and depth of the wine.

ALCOHOL

13.8% by Vol | 8.2 Standard Drinks

FOOD MATCHING

Shepard’s pie | stuffed mushrooms | a hearty dip

GROWING SEASON

A long, cold and wet winter put the vines in good stead the season to come. Moderate temperatures and constant summer breezes, along with manicured canopies led to pristine fruit.

VARIETY

Syrah 100%

WINEMAKING

Syrah is picked at moderate ripeness to retain elegance. Cool fermentation of whole berries at 20 to 22 oC creates a partial carbonic maceration which introduces a spice element to the pure Syrah perfume. A cool climate, medium bodied and balanced Syrah.

MATURATION

In used 228L and 500L French oak for one year on fine lees. Mainly from the Allier and Vosges forests.

CELLARING POTENTIAL

Up to 5 years

HARVESTED

23rd March 2017