2021 Harrison Black Hound Syrah

Juicy, spicy and blue-fruited Syrah from the Adelaide Hills.
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Riley Harrison makes this seductive Adelaide Hills Syrah in the mode of a tasty, jubey Beaujolais.

The fruit, grown by Michael Downer at Murdoch Hill in Oakbank, is fermented with 60% whole bunches, accentuating the bright blue and purple fruits and floral top notes which leap from the glass. It's juicy, bright, spicy and buoyant in personality.

If you're looking for big, ball-busting SA Shiraz, this may not be for you... but if slurpy, smooth, slinky reds are your thing, then step this way.

Syrah from the cool climes of the Adelaide Hills. These grapes are sourced from the Murdoch Hill vineyard just outside of Oakbank. 60% whole bunch fermentation and only minimal hand plunging. 9 months in seasoned French oak.


Spicy and lifted, this Syrah leaps from the glass. Loaded with plush dark berries, olive tapenade and pepper-crusted game, all coiled around a firm arrow of long, powdery tannin.


Decadent hedonism dressed up as a nonchalant party boy.

94 Points - "Dark cherries, some white pepper, game meat and mixed dried herbs. Spicy to taste with more of the dark berry, maybe more cherry going on, a sheath of fine, graphite-laced tannins and finishes spicy, peppery, herbal too. Aromatic, medium weight, plush and long. Elegant, whole-bunch focused syrah. Yes, thanks." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

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    So good to deal with and great wine

    The buying and delivery process was easy and super efficient. The wine was fantastic. Definitely recommend!

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