Syrah 2019
Bay of Islands The Landing

Syrah 2019

$40.00

Tasting Notes

Our 2019 The Landing Syrah, a heady perfume of wild cherry, dense dark berry fruits, fine cocoa powder, tobacco leaf and cracked pepper.

A silken mouth feel of black cherry, red stone fruit, rosemary and all spice.  A smoky long finish with fine grippy tannins makes for a seriously impressive wine.

  • Vineyard & Winemaking

    Hand-harvested at optimal ripeness after a long, warm summer, this Syrah was open-top fermented, gently pressed and then matured in French oak barriques for 18 months. Approximately 25% was fermented as whole clusters and allowed an extended maceration.

  • Vintage Notes

    The near perfect conditions during the 2019 Vintage has produced beautifully expressive wines that will be very long lived. A heady perfume of wild cherry, dense dark berry fruits, fine coco powder, tobacco leaf and cracked pepper.

    Textbook juicy, mouth-watering acidity of black Doris plum. A silken mouth feel of black cherry, red stone fruit, rosemary and all spice. A smoky long finish with fine grippy tannins makes for a seriously impressive wine. Drinking well today and rewarding patience for the next 7-10 years.

    The Landing Vineyard on the Purerua Peninsula is bathed in long sunshine hours throughout the growing season, with a forgiving maritime breeze. Perfect for growing the Syrah grape, and the hundreds of years of agriculture that came before us.

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