The Pilsner has been making a comeback for at least the last five years. American […]
New Zealand, Hawkes Bay, Gimblett Gravels
Complex aromatics lead into a fresh, herbal Syrah, showing typical white pepper spice and savoury notes of tapenade.
Christopher Bates MS
Susan Lin MW
Writer: Brandi Carter Editor: Sarah Jane Evans
This supremely elegant Syrah reminds me of a French dip sandwich served with a side of raspberries: that's to say, succulent beef in its aromatic jus. I would pair this with a charcuterie board piled high with bresaola, black olives, and mozzarella. The palate is complex and inviting. It starts crisp and bright, with a light tannic grip, and then finishes lightly smoky and rustic, a cigar box packed with raspberries.