2018 Jericho Wines Corydon Syrah

A cool-climate Syrah from the Adelaide Hills with lots of elegance and structure

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The Jericho Wines Corydon Syrah comes from the cool-climate slopes of the Adelaide Hills, with its origins plain to see – and lovely.

This is an excellent example of the quality available from Adelaide Hills Syrah, where the red fruits shine. Cherry and strawberry leap from the glass, paired with enticing aromas of musk, rose petals and rhubarb, as well as some spicy, savoury and herbal tones, giving the wine a complex and alluring bouquet. The tannins are silky and not too showy, working in consonance with the bright acidity and well-strucutured palate to give the wine elegance, as well as some power.

If you can wait, you can cellar the Corydon Syrah for a few more years, or drink it now with some roast lamb or spicy dishes.

Wine Notes
Cool-climate Adelaide Hills shiraz fruit lends itself perfectly to our elegant syrah style. Inclusion of 10% whole bunch and extended post-ferment maceration has resulted in a wine of defined structure and finesse. A delicate yet powerful wine, careful use of seasoned French oak complements the weight of the fruit, and blends effortlessly into a long finish.
This Vineyard sits atop a wind swept ridge at just under 350m above sea level. The shallow rocky soil, non- irrigated dry farming and harsh conditions forces these vines to dig deep. Cropping at a mere 0.5 tonne per acre, the result are ultra concentrated, small berries which reflect the vineyard site.

Region: Adelaide Hills, SA
Blend: Syrah (100%)
ABV: 14%
Closure: 750ml
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93 Points - "Fermented on skins with 10% stalks for 38 days. Matured mainly in older French oak. Grapes sourced from the Corydon Vineyard at Kuitpo in the Adelaide Hills. Given an extra 20 months in bottle prior to release.

"Finesse is the word. It’s floral and fragrant with woodsy spice and general savouriness though fruit, ripe fruit, is the driver. This is a lovely wine. Elegant. Controlled. Pure. And expressive. There’s nothing hot or jammy about this; it’s fresh and alive." Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

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