Tag Archives: Gimblett Gravels

Super syrah from Cypress

After selling Te Awa Wines the Lawson family bought a small hillside farm in the Gimblett Gravels subregion and planted a vineyard on the terraced slopes with a view to producing small quantities of premium wine.

Wine Of The Week

Mission Huchet 2013 Syrah, Hawke’s Bay $130 Big, ripe, rich and smooth-textured Syrah with dark-fleshed plum, blackberry, liquorice, black pepper, new leather and chocolate/mocha flavours. It gives a nod in the direction of the Barossa Valley. Accessible and yet structured red with good cellaring potential.