Karikari Syrah 15
$47.50 inc. GST
17.5+/20 – Raymond Chan
94/100 – Sam Kim, Wine Orbit
“Medium-full bodied, the palate has intense and deep flavours of ripe blackberry fruit with bright raspberry notes, white and black pepper, red and black liquorice and spices. Fennel herb detail adds to the interest. The fruit has richness and vitality and is supported by fine-grained tannin structure and grip with fresh, lacy acidity adding to the energy. The flavours are deep and carry along a driven line, leading to a finish of liquorice and spices. This is an intensely flavoured Syrah with blackberry, raspberry, liquorice and peppery flavours on a grainy-structured palate with good vitality and drive.” – Raymond Chan
‘Youthful, fragrant and inviting, the bouquet shows black/blueberry, cranberry, violet, thyme and roasted nut characters with a touch of charcuterie complexity. It is succulent and wonderfully weighted on the palate, offering pristine fruit flavours as well as elegant savoury/spicy undertones, brilliantly framed by fine, chalky tannins. At its best: now to 2021.” – Sam Kim
Tasting Note: Karikari Estate Syrah is deeply coloured, full bodied wine with typical ripe aromas of forest fruit and herb like spice in rich flavour. Made to last, Karikari Estate Syrah is deeply coloured, full bodied wine with typical ripe aromas of forest fruit and herb like spice in rich flavour. A denser style of Syrah. Rich, full oak and tannins make this ideal for gamey meats and Mahoe cheese.
Cellar Potential 6+ years
Alcohol Volume: 14.0%
Region: Northland, New Zealand
This wine is not COLA approved and shipment to the US may be delayed. We will be in touch to confirm a time frame.