Buy Of The Week NZ

Esk-Valley-Syrah-20142014 Esk Valley Syrah, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $24.99

Elegant syrah with ripe plum, dark berry, violet, sweet herb and pepper flavours. Poised, balanced and moderately complex wine offering excellent value at this price. Subtle power is demonstrated with a lingering finish. (Screwcap)

Score: 94 ★★★★½ – view on

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2022

Food match: pan-roasted lamb rump, navarico white bean, beetroot, kale, butternut pumpkin puree

Stockists: Esk Valley Wines, Hawke’s Bay; Fine Wine Delivery Company, Auckland;

Ranked #8 of 24 2014 Shiraz tasted from Hawke’s Bay

Price Benchmark: NZD $41.60 Avg 94pt 2014 Shiraz tasted from New Zealand

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