Mount Riley Syrah 2016

Syrah Syrah
Marlborough, New Zealand

$18.95 (535856)

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February 03, 2018

Critic Reviews (2)

Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Syrah from New Zealand's South Island is a game changer and highlights the seductive power of this varietal in a cool...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

New Zealand syrahs are so far rare in Canada, but deserve much better exposure. They are not at all like Aussie...

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louiewl
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Craig Townson
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It's only wine but I like it
It's only wine but I like it

Slim, taut, but unmistakeably Syrah. As David notes, this is similar to a North Rhone red, with crisp smoky black berry notes, pepper and herbs and fine acidity. very dry, still a bit youthful and little in the way of noted oak. Solid cool climate Syrah. While not intended for long ageing, this could use another year 12 to 18 months. Tasted June 2018

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