2021 Mallaluka Syrah

Excellent rendition of Shiraz from rockstar Sam Leyshon. Like falling into a pool of silk.

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Light-medium bodied, super-spicy, bunchy, beautiful Shiraz here from Sam Leyshon.

This is fruit from all around NSW - from Gundagai, Hilltops and the Canberra District. Around one third of the fruit was fermented as whole bunches, the other two thirds fermented as whole berries. There's a load of savoury character going on here, with plenty of spice from the stems and a lift of floral perfume, too.

It's a lively little wine that has a soft, billowy feel to it. Cool-climate Syrah with a bit of attitude, done just right.

Fruit in equal parts from Gundagai, Hilltops and Canberra District regions. 30% whole bunch fermentation using indigenous yeasts. Basket pressed into seasoned French oak barriques for 10 months maturation. Blended before bottling. No fining or filtration.

92 Points - "Colour looks a little forward, but hey, you don’t drink with your eyes. Soft, soupy texture with a burr of web-like tannin tightening things to close. Dried red berries, fresh red berries, earthiness, ferrous minerality, game meat notes. Easy, supple flow. Pleasing, soft, gentle red wine. Nice." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

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