Man O' War 2014 Bellerophon Syrah-Viognier (Waiheke Island)

This Syrah (with 3% Viognier) was grown on a volcanic hillside on Waiheke Island. Six years of bottle age has caused some overt volatile acidity (VA), but those with a tolerance for some VA will find it mainly adds, not detracts. A burst of peppery spice rushes from the glass, accompanied by graphite, iodine and floral notes, all running along a spine of plump blackberries and raspberries. The palate is medium in weight with lingering cracked pepper and juicy berries along with crunchy acidity and chalky, savory tannins. Christina Pickard

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    Cape Ardor LLC
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