2017 Elephant Hill Reserve Hawkes Bay Syrah
99% Syrah, 1% Viognier
Reydan and Roger Weiss first fell in love with the beauty of Te Awanga when visiting from Germany in 2001. Together they envisaged owning a state-of-the-art winery, merging the traditional values of wine making with an innovative approach and contemporary style to produce exceptional wines to savour and enjoy. With the majestic elephant as their namesake and nestled against a backdrop of rolling hillsides, Elephant Hill spans over 25 hectares of vineyards producing classical, aromatics whites and world-class reds, helmed by winemaker Steve Skinner.
What The Critics Say
95/100 Wine Orbit, Sam Kim
"This is beautifully ripe and splendidly expressed, showing Black Doris plum, dark cherry, violet and subtle cedar characters on the nose with a hint of pepper spice. The palate displays lovely concentration and fruit intensity together with fleshy mouthfeel and polished tannins, finishing wonderfully long and velvety. At its best: now to 2027. $54.00. www.elephanthill.co.nz. March 2020." Drink 2020 - 2027
94/100 Cameron Douglas MS
"Bold, rich, fruity and almost exotic with varietal aromas of dark red currants and raspberry, dark red cherry - all laced with toasty barrel aromas with roasted vanilla and clove. On the palate - dry, peppery, fruity with flavours that reflect the nose. Firm youthful tannins, no mistaking the back bone of acidity set against a core of varietal fruit flavours and textures and a lengthy complex building finish. Balanced and well made. Drink now and through 2025." Drink 2020 - 2025
|Variety||Shiraz / Syrah|
|Maturity||2020 - 2027|
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