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2016 S.C. Pannell Syrah

Adelaide Hills, SA

Steve Pannell does it again with a brilliant release of his much sought-after Adelaide Hills Syrah.

$35.00

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About
This release is very much like the 2013 vintage.

Steve Pannell, Owner/winemaker

About The Wine

Since winning the Jimmy Watson Trophy with the 2013 vintage, this Adelaide Hills Syrah has become one of the most sought after wines in the S.C. Pannell range. 

For those who claimed and loved some of the highly prized '13, Steve says this release from 2016 is the closest thing to it. 

It comes from a stunning vineyard in Echunga, in the south of the Adelaide Hills.  Like all of Steve's wines it is built around bright fruit and beautiful tannins, and in a warmer season like 2016, it really sings.

This is the embodiment of modern cool-climate Syrah. A classy and sophisticated wine driven by perfume and spice. It's stunning.

About S.C. Pannell

Quite simply, Steven Pannell is one of Australia’s finest and most imaginative winemakers. He’s a Jimmy Watson Trophy winner, a McLaren Vale Bushing King winner, a two-time Max Schubert Trophy winner, International Red Winemaker of the Year and Decanter Magazine’s 50 Most Influential Contributors to the World of Wine. Nick Stock described him as potentially “one of the greatest Australian winemakers ever to make wines in our age”.

Steve’s wines are made with modern Australian food and wine culture at the front of mind. The wines come from a range of stunning McLaren Vale and Adelaide Hills vineyards, and are made from sustainable varieties that properly suit his South Australian climate.  They're built around brightness of fruit and savoury tannin structure, and whatever your poison is Steve has you covered! 

He is truly one of the most forward-thinking and inspirational Australian winemakers alive today.

Steve taste-testing in his winery
Steve taste-testing in his winery
McLaren Vale, SA
Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Floral top notes over charcuterie, pepper and plums. There's soft licorice and clove notes and a dusting of dried sage. It's beautiful to smell. It cuts a long, deep trench through the mouth, spraying sweet summer berries, exotic spices and crunchy tannins off in its wake. Long and slender but with a little muscle. Fantastic gear, this. - Different Drop Wine Team

96Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"Hand-picked, open-fermented with 30% whole bunches, 10 months in large French oak vats and puncheons. A very smart wine. The bouquet offers a combination of black fruits and stern spices, plus a waft of oak. The medium-bodied palate seamless picks up the theme in a star dust of spicy/peppery flavours and texture. It is at once powerful, yet calmly insistent." - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

Additional Info

From The Producer

Hand-harvested and traditionally vinified in small, open-top fermenters. Aged for 10 months in large French oak vats and puncheons. Highly perfumed, vibrant and complex with black cherry, boysenberry, with hints of fresh peppercorns, charcuterie, dried herb and sarsaparilla. There's a lovely tension between the power and control of palate with fresh black cherry and a measure of peppery spice woven into a juicy silky texture and gently integrated dry, earthy tannins on the finish.

Blend : Shiraz (100%)
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2027
Bottle Size : 750ml

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