96 POINTS | Bob Campbell, MW.
Another superstar release from this proven winemaking dynasty.
The winery writes "A stunning Reserve Syrah, blended from the best parcels from our premium vineyards in Hawkes Bay’s Gimblett Gravels. Deep, almost inky purple hues lead to a dense and perfumed nose of pepper, black liquorice and graphite, alongside fragrant notes of violets and cocoa. Refined tannins provide for wonderful texture, encasing concentrated fruit characters on the palate which steadily build towards a long finish. Careful cellaring will reward with further complexity over many years. "