Dry River Lovat Syrah 2008

Martinborough
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£49.95 per bottle
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92 Points – Bob Campbell

Dense Syrah with sweet fruit supported by firm tannins and a range of flavours from wild herb, floral and spice to red and dark berry. Quite peppery with white, black and some green pepper influence. A tad raw, certainly complex and with clear celling potential.

Taste & Aroma

Score:92

Dense Syrah with sweet fruit supported by firm tannins and a range of flavours from wild herb, floral and spice to red and dark berry. Quite peppery with white, black and some green pepper influence. A tad raw, certainly complex and with clear celling potential.

Bob Campbell

Region

At the Southern tip of the North Island and a sub-region of Wairarapa is Martinborough. Known for it’s boutique style of winery, Martinborough’s production is dominated by Pinot Noir characterised by its balance between elegance and intensity, evident in the wines of Devotus and Leung Estate. As well as Pinot Noir, plantings of several other varieties that reach their full potential in Martinborough’s climate are also found including Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Chardonnay, Viognier and Syrah, producers like Dry River are a great example of the quality these varieties can reach. Martinborough has a semi-maritime climate with coastal breezes coming from the east and shelter within the rain shadow of the Tararua Ranges resulting in a cool, dry climate.

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