LA TERRE DU MILIEU SYRAH 2015

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Bob Campbell MW
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Sam Kim
SKU
TDMS201510 UCNZ
NZ$34.99 Per item
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750ml (Bottle)
NZ$34.99 Per item
The definition of a boutique wine. Carefully curated by world reknowned Cote Rotie winemaker Stephane Ogier, who chose premium Hawkes Bay fruit & one of New Zealand's best winemakers, Lynnette Hudson, to make the best Rhone wine in NZ. This "Hermitage style" Syrah, combining Old World winemaking techniques is only made in premium vintages, with minimum intervention & carefully bottle aged until ready. Hand picked parcels of fruit were barrel aged for 18 months in 20% new French oak & 36 months in the bottle. Supple & well balanced, exhibiting delightful red & black berry aromas, a touch of spice, white pepper & violet.
The definition of a boutique wine. Carefully curated by world reknowned Cote Rotie winemaker Stephane Ogier, who chose premium Hawkes Bay fruit & one of New Zealand's best winemakers, Lynnette Hudson, to make the best Rhone wine in NZ. This "Hermitage style" Syrah, combining Old World winemaking techniques is only made in premium vintages, with minimum intervention & carefully bottle aged until ready. Hand picked parcels of fruit were barrel aged for 18 months in 20% new French oak & 36 months in the bottle. Supple & well balanced, exhibiting delightful red & black berry aromas, a touch of spice, white pepper & violet.

Scores & Reviews

91 / 100

Bob Campbell MW

Supple, spicy and structured syrah with floral, violet, black pepper, dark berry, spice and anise flavours that are supported by firm, ripe, drying tannins. A youthful, high-energy red with promising cellaring potential. Decanting is recommended as the wine opens up with air exposure. Great food wine.

93 / 100

Sam Kim

This is beautifully fruited and inviting on the nose showing blackcurrant, spiced cherry, game and hazelnut characters, followed by a succulent palate that delivers excellent weight and fruit intensity. The wine is delightfully composed and harmonious, making it highly enjoyable. At its best: now to 2023.