The warm Ripe flavours displays all of the qualities that has made Okahu Famous for production of this varietal.
Monty Knight, proprietor of Okahu Estate predicts this 2014 Syrah will join the ranks of the Vineyards great vintages 1994,1997,2000,2007 and 2010.
Boysenberries and dark cherry chocolate open up to toasty oak and spicy tannins.
Generous soft mouthfeel on entry, then an explosion of dark berry fruits which develops into warm red licorice. The wine has good structure and weight with spicy tannins an a long dry finish.
Braised venison hock- slow cooked with creamy mash of Kumara/potato/parsnip and fresh green beans.
Dark and brooding, with the promise of greater things to come
Gold – San Francisco International Wine Awards, 2016