2022 was a wonderful vintage for Syrah. Blueberries, Kirsch, and blackberry meld with a medley of fresh spices including star anise, cinnamon, clove and nutmeg. A playful wet-stone minerality adds further interest alongside some citrus and olive tapenade aromas. On the palate, generous dark cherry fruit fuses with bitter dark chocolate. The palate is seamless with chalk-like tannins and a cooling acid line giving the impression of reserved power.
Simon Black, Chief Winemaker
Hand harvested fruit was meticulously sorted before destemming into 2T open
fermenters. The grapes were allowed to soak before the onset of wild ferment.
Following fermentation and a post ferment maceration period (21 days on skins in
total), the wine was pressed and transferred to 100% 1 year-old French oak barriques
for natural malolactic fermentation, followed by 11 months maturation prior to