About The Wine
The 2015 Bekkers Syrah sits in the top echelon of Shiraz wines from South Australia.
The fruit comes from two highly regarded vineyards in McLaren Vale each sporting old, low-yielding vines. Toby's vast knowledge of the great vineyards of the region is something of a secret weapon for the Bekkers husband and wife team.
It's certainly paid dividends here.
This is McLaren Vale Shiraz with power and finesse in equal portion. James Halliday rated this a near perfect 98 points putting on the shortlist with the best Shiraz in the country this year and one of the best buys on the list.
Toby & Emmanuelle Bekkers have a very clear vision for their work. To produce the very best wines of McLaren Vale and take them to the world...
To listen to Toby talk about it is inspiring, the wines themselves, are prodigious. There are only three wines in the range: Syrah, Grenache and a blend of the two varieties.
Toby spent years as viticulturalist for McLaren Vale stalwart Paxton. During that time he catalogued in his mind the best vineyards that someday he would use as for his own project. Emmanuelle is a talented French winemaker with a deft touch in the cellar.
Their vision is coming to fruition. The quality of these premium McLaren Vale wines is completely world-class.