Schubert Wines  - 2014 Syrah

ORIGIN: Wairarapa              
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CLIMATIC CONDITIONS:

Mild winter and warm spring resulting in an early bud-burst, leading into a cooler than usual summer, followed by an early autumn. 

DATE OF HARVEST: 23rd April 2014

HARVEST & VINIFICATION:

Hand-picked and 100% de-stemmed. Fermentation in stainless steel vats and maceration for 3 weeks. Aged in 35% new and 65% used French Oak barriques for 30 months.

DATE OF BOTTLING: 16th March 2017

ALC: 14.0% VOL

TASTING NOTES:

Vivid purple hue with beautiful cool climate aromas of forest floor, cold coals, layers of spice, cinnamon bark and char with lifted floral notes. A youthful vibrant entrance of lovely ripe whole berries and open fires, leading into layers of forest floor lingering spice with structured firm and gamey tannins. A wine full of life and vigour with a long cellaring potential. 

 

DRINKING TEMPERATURE: 16-18 ºC

CASES PRODUCED: 163

CELLARING: 5-12 year

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