2017 Petit Lot Syrah


500 cases produced

Made to reflect all the characteristics of a true cool climate style, our Syrah is not a big bold wine. Its style is aromatic, rather layered and refined, finesse and elegance taking precedence over power and weight. The vines are planted in well drained loam over gravel, and a finely tuned balance between rich fruit flavours and spice and peppery notes is achieved through meticulous attention to detail with regards to pruning and canopy management. Handpicked at moderate baum├ęs, when both fruit and tannins have reached optimum ripeness, we have taken a very hands-off approach in the winemaking process. The aim is to let the fruit speak for itself rather than heavily working the wine in the winery. A small amount of our Syrah was co-fermented with a tiny proportion of Viognier, handpicked from the Eastern most point of our Home block. The remaining Syrah was fermented with a parcel of whole bunches, the wine was carefully pressed off using our hand-operated basket press, and maturation occurred in French oak hogsheads over a period of 15 months. The result is beautiful expression of a cooler climate Syrah, lifted aromatics leading to a medium bodied palate with a lot of depth that showcases bright red fruits, a lingering smoky savouriness, myriad of spices and gamey notes. An incredibly versatile wine, delightful on its own or paired with your favourite dish.

Member Price

1 -5 Bottles$39.00
6 -11 Bottles$37.00
12 + Bottles$35.00