Crossroads Milestone Series Hawke's Bay Syrah
The 2014 Hawkes Bay vintage was one of the best years yet in Hawkes Bay for producing ripe elegant Syrah. This Syrah has complex flavours of dark berries and plum with hints of violets pepper and smoke on the nose. The palate is rich and silky with a long fine spicy finish.
McWilliam's Appellation Canberra Syrah
McWilliam's has for many years crafted wines with fruit sourced from the cooler, high altitude sites situated along the great Dividing Range. This Syrah from Canberra shows vibrant red berries, violets and spicy white pepper notes. The palate is a classic cool climate Syrah with elegant finely textured tannins and medium bodied in style.
Eden Road The Long Road Syrah
Located within Murrumbateman in the now prestigious wine region of Canberra District, comes Eden Road who are well known for cool-climate, elegant style wines. Here their 'The Long Road' Syrah is actually sourced from vineyards that are both within the Canberra District and other nearby regions, like Hilltops. The result is a Syrah that is lifted in both aroma and flavours of ripe red cherries and strawberry. 14 months in older French oak has also provided a subtle savoury note with extreme elegance.
Mr Riggs Piebald Syrah
This wine, a Piebald, meaning black and white, is a co-fermentation of the blackest Syrah grapes, with a hatful of the purest white Viognier. Deep in colour, the wine is almost black, yet is also vibrant and bright. The nose is perfumed with apricots, spice and liquorice; a pretty, fragrant wine with a sweet juice and velvety palate. The finish is elegant with savoury spice and a fine tannin length and persistence.
Innocent Bystander Syrah
For lovers of great Australian Shiraz, but with a balanced savoury kick, the Innocent Bystander Syrah is your wine. Made by the crew at Giant Steps in the Yarra Valley, this Syrah (Shiraz) has wonderful redcurrant and cherry fruit flavours with an underlying tone of herbs and savouriness.
Graillot The Graillot Project Syrah No 2 Shiraz
Alain Graillot within the short span of just under 20 years has become royalty in the northern Rhône appellation of Crozes-Hermitage. His wines are sought after the world over and are famous for their concentration, freshness and sheer class. Here he brings his expertise to Australia and the Graillot Syrah No.2. Not a second wine to the Graillot Syrah, but more of a different style. The No 2 is a more generous style, with quite muscular fruit and tannin weight. With 10% new oak employed, the No 2 is fruit-forward and a simply stunning drink today that will also reward the patient cellarer.
Maxime Graillot Equinoxe Crozes Hermitage Rouge
The Syrah fruit that goes into Equinoxe is all hand harvested from an organic vineyard in the sub region of Les Chnes Verts. This site has not seen any herbicide or pesticide for 10 years. Part of the blend sees large format oak and shows bright aromatics and a surprisingly dense, structured palate with vibrant cherry and blackberry fruit and notes of black olive and spice. An intense young Crozes, full of character and punch.
McWilliam's 660 Canberra Syrah
The McWilliam's 660 Canberra Syrah has a perfumed nose of violets and spicy red fruits with toasty oak. A silky medium bodied palate displaying floral red fruits with spicy oak and long gentle tannins.
Charles Smith Boom Boom Syrah
Explosive aromas. Spice, blueberry and a strong sense of place... Washington State. Mouth filling and rich - total satisfaction guaranteed.
Natureo Non-Alcoholic Syrah
Natureo de-alcoholised Syrah has a nice structure and a lovely cherry colour. It has a nicely structured flavour with subtle aromas of pomegranate and red currant with hints of vanilla. It is clean and balanced on the palate with smooth tannins and a robust finish. Natureo de-alcoholised Syrah is made from Shiraz grapes fermented in stainless steel vats under controlled temperature.
Domaine Astruc Syrah Reserve
Domaine Astruc's Syrah Reserve has a deep, intense purple colour and a spicy nose full of blackcurrant, violet flowers, cloves and toasty notes. The palate is full bodied with soft tannins with ripe floral flavours and liquorice finished with a long finish. This Syrah will go well with game, meat pies, grilled red meat, beef stews and hard cheeses.