Craggy Range Gimblett Gravels Syrah 2018/19
"... violet-perfumed, red-fruited and peppery Syrah that should be consumed in its youth." eRobertParker.com
Craggy Range Gimblett Gravels is an early-drinking fruity, peppery Syrah drawn from select parcels from Craggy Range's Gimblett Gravels vineyard in the Hawkes Bay region.
Fruit for this vintage was hand harvested and aged for 17 months in (22% new) French oak barriques to add complexity and structure.
Craggy Range is a family-owned winery, spectacularly situated in the shadow of Te Mata Peak in the premium Hawkes Bay winegrowing region. Craggy Range produces a portfolio of quality wines including the iconic Prestige, Family and Appellation collections, as well as Limited Editions from exceptional winery-owned vineyards in Hawkes Bay, Martinborough and Marlborough.
"Thid vintage was matured for 16 months in French oak barriques (20 per cent new). Dense and youthful in colour, it has a floral, peppery fragrance. Mouthfilling and vibrant, with good density of plum, spice and black-pepper flavours, fresh and firm, it’s a classy red, best cellared to 2021+" Michael Cooper