Syrah from the Hills

Mr Riggs Piebald Syrah 2016, Adelaide Hills, AUD $30

Surprisingly quiet aromatics, considering the deep colour and powerful palate, but they grow with time. Prune and blackberry jam flavours. Concentrated, vibrant, plush and delicious. (Screwcap)

Score: 91 ★★★★ – view Toni’s original tasting

Alcohol: 14.5%

Ageing: now to 2024

Food: Chargrilled beef skewers

Stockists: Mr Riggs Wines; Fesq & Company – Vic, NSW, QLD, ACT (AU distributors); Federal Merchants & Co, Auckland (NZ distributors)

Ranked #28 of 109 2016 Shiraz from South Australia

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