...intense, peppery, spicy and almost laser-like wine with sharp streaks of mint, herb, wild berry and earth. It opens elegantly into a smooth, almost silky finish, adding sweet chocolate to the mix.
Deep, varietally expressive aromas of cherry, cola, bacon fat, smoked meat and pepper, complicated by a cool, minerally graphite component. Lush and chewy with extract but quite dry, with lovely grip to the flavors of red fruits and minerals. Very suave and expressive syrah, with a subtle sweetness of fruit and excellent slow-mounting persistence.
...aromas of smoke, meat, game, and blueberry.
Round and velvety, with tobacco and mineral overtones to the supple blackberry and cherry flavors, lingering on the polished finish.
Proper secondary development – showcase Syrah with softness, milk chocolate, pepper, bramble fruit and long, gradual persistence. A masterpiece of the variety.