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Levantine Hill Estate Syrah 2018

A$72.00

Availability
In stock
Volume
750ml
Varieties
Region/Country
Yarra Valley, Australia
Rating
97 points

Description

Showing volume and body with elegance and restraint, this headily perfumed and enticingly refined medium-bodied cool-climate Syrah is the result of an assemblage of sixteen individual small batches.

Rating

Score
97 points
Reviewer
Winsor Dobbin
Review

It has only taken a few years for Yarra Valley upstart Levantine Hill to build a formidable reputation for quality, with winemaker Paul Bridgeman crafting a range of wines that are noteworthy for impressive personalities and impeccable balance. This is a perfect dinner party choice; a cool-climate syrah with serious panache and pizzazz that has swept up several show awards already. It has medium-bodied style with plummy fruit characters married to some beguiling spice characters and impressive structure. Plush, with impressive length, this demands to be paired with food; perhaps a traditional roast lamb. I'll give this one 97/100. You can confidently cellar it, should you wish to, but it is drinking beautifully right now.

Specifications

Closure
Screw cap
Serving Temp.
16-18 °C
Alcohol
13%
Cellar until
Now - 2037
Food pairing
Beef and Venison

Tasting Profile

Nose
Leading with an intense flurry of white pepper and spiced plums, the evolving complex nose also offers a dark mélange of tapenade, za’atar, cardamom, cloves, oregano, pomegranate, vanilla, baked earth and wood ash.
Palate
The palate delivers poise, presence and weight with a plush definition and resolve. Fruit intensity redolent of dried figs and fruit mince pies washes right through to a deep and resounding finish, suggesting flavours of with a subliminal Campari-like bitterness tempered with a building resonance of flavour and gravelly tannin.

Levantine Hill Estate Syrah 2018

Levantine Hill Estate Syrah 2018
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