92pointsSmith and Sheth 2017 Cru Heretaunga Syrah (Hawke's Bay)

Cellar Selection

This powerful but finessed Syrah starts off with tones of herbs, vanilla and mocha, followed closely by blackberry and plum fruit. With time in the glass, more mineral, graphite and cracked pepper nuances float to the fore. The fruit is plush and silky on the tongue, laden with pepper and spice. The tannins and oak are tight right now, but they should knit together with time. Drink 2022–2030. Christina Pickard

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    Pyramid Valley Vineyards LLC
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