The 2020 Craggy Range Gimblett Syrah has a dark burgundy with a vibrant purple hue. Immediately the nose shows all the hallmarks of the variety on these soils. This Craggy Range Gimblett Syrah has a olive tapenade, mulberries, and spicy, gamey notes are all in abundance. The palate has prominent ripe tannins and an intensity that speaks to a warm vintage. Medium to full-bodied, the unique savoury and fruit balance is sure to entice all flavours of Syrah from the Gimblett Gravels. The 2020 Craggy Range Gimblett Syrah is best paired with Roasted garlic and thyme lamb rack, squid ink linguine.
With a terroir-focused approach, Craggy Range works with some of the best areas in New Zealand: the Gimblett Gravels vineyard in Hawkes Bay and the Te Muna Road vineyard in Martinborough.