Esk Valley 2013 Winemaker Reserve Gimblett Gravels Syrah (Hawke's Bay) Review

Syrah from New Zealand

Review Score: 93
Winery: Esk Valley
Grape: Syrah
Designation: Winemaker Reserve Gimblett Gravels
Vintage: 2013
Province: Hawke's Bay



Our Review

This is a big, brawny Syrah, but one that won't be mistaken for a simple sipper. The aromas of blackberry, chocolate, smoke and espresso are rich, but the flavors are surprisingly crisp and focused. Drink now–2023.