CELLAR RESERVE WINE
Limited volumes available for sales ONLY from the Winery Cellar Door - or. on Special Selection for Members of the Jurassic Ridge Cellar Club
A Gold Medal Syrah from what was said to be 'the best vintage in 30 years' (up to that time) on Waiheke Island.
*** CELLAR CLUB MEMBERS SPECIAL PRICES - All membership levels - $90.00
Sam Kim, Wine Orbit June 2011.
'Excellent quality showing high level of concentration and balance. It's ripe and fragrant on the nose displaying red/black plum, spice, game and black pepper characters. The palate is succulent and generously flavoured with lovely mid palate weight and silky texture leading to a pleasantly drying finish. A well structured and varietally expressive Syrah. At its best: now to 2015.
Michael Cooper, Buyer's Guide to NZ Wines 2011.
'The 2008 vintage ...grown at Church Bay, on Waheke Island...is a distinctly savoury and earthy style with good density of blackcurrant and spice flavours and ripe, supple tannins'. Rated 'Excellent quality, Silver medal standard'.
BRAGATO WINE AWARDS , Auckland, August 2011 - GOLD MEDAL
VARIETY AND STYLE
A single vineyard, hand-crafted, estate-grown and produced cool climate wine from one of the best ever island vintages. Made entirely from Syrah ('Hermitage') grapes and cellar-aged before release.