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Mission Estate Vineyard Selection Syrah 2018

A Hawke's Bay Syrah with 75% of the fruit coming from Mission Estate's Gimblett and Mere Road vineyards.

Abundant with dark berry, spice, mocha and floral aromas with the Gimblett Road portion contributing to the structure and sweet spice aromas. The palate is soft, showing dark berry, chocolate and spices with silky tannins giving a fine structure and long finish.

"One nose of this 2018 Syrah from Mission Estate and you know its going to be good. Obvious notes of black pepper, chocolatey mocha and dark cherries mingle together and are backed up by easy and soft tannins on the palate. The wine has a long finish and is so well balanced it goes great with food. Serve with a simply marinated lamb rack for a match made in heaven. Drink now." - 17/20, Wine Central Tasting Panel

"Aromas of blackberries, plums, and violets on the nose.  Velvety tannins and balanced acidity give this wine a soft and pleasant mouthfeel. Fresh berries delight the palate along with a touch of milk chocolate and cracked black pepper." - 18/20, Diana Hawkins, Certified Sommelier & MSc

Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

Mission Estate is one of the founding members of Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand (SWNZ) and is committed to sustainability through environmental management and sustainability programs. Over the past ten years, advanced science and technology has been introduced to reduce Mission Estate's emissions, resulting in a winery that consumes the energy equivalent of just 32 average New Zealand households* and has the carbon footprint of four average New Zealanders**.

*Average NZ household = 8,000 KWh
**Average Carbon Footprint per capita = 8 Tonne

13.2% Alcohol Level
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