Man O War The Dreadnought Syrah 2010, Waiheke Island

Syrah Syrah
New Zealand

$45.00 (Agent)

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...It has a fabulous nose that swirls with edgy currant-berry fruit, pepper, vanilla and gentle smoke. It’s full bodied, dense and elegant, not thick, with an amazing, firm mid-palate and a core of energy that makes it behave like a great northern Rhone on the finish. The length is excellent to outstanding length. It is approachable now, and you will want to try this, but age other bottles through most of this decade, perhaps beyond. Score: 94 (David Lawrason, www.WineAlign.com, Jan 2013)

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is an epic syrah, from relatively new vineyards planted on a steep clay slope over the water at the very eastern...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

The Dreadnought is a rare, limited production Syrah from a steep volcanic, north east-facing slope overlooking the...

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