Classy Syrah here from a classy producer.
The 2020 has an aroma of ripe blueberry and violets with savoury notes of exotic spice and clove. The palate has flavours of plum, five spice and clove with white pepper on the finish. Barrel maturation is in French oak barriques for 12 months of which 20% are new. This wine is unfined and was filtered before bottling." Winery
Whole bunch fruit was de-stemmed and partially crushed to tank. Fermentation was preceded by a period of cold soaking. Fermentation temperatures reached 30°C and daily cap management varied from two to four pump-overs a day. The wine is pressed on taste and transferred to barrel for Malo-lactic conversion. Barrel maturation is in French Oak barriques for 12 months of which 20% is new. This wine recieved a light fining and filtration before bottling.