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Drink:2016-2028
Grape Variety:Syrah

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Man O’War, Dreadnought Syrah, Waiheke Island, New Zealand 2012

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Man O’War, Dreadnought Syrah, Waiheke Island, New Zealand 2012

Black pepper, hints of violets and warm earth. Juicy and tangy palate with fine, firm tannins and some tasty oak. Still young and self-contained with lots of potential still to emerge.

Tasters: Peter Richards MW, Sarah Jane Evans MW and Xavier Rousset MS

Alc: 14%

Price: UK £29-£36 The New Zealand Cellar, Exel Wines / $39.95 Sherry-Lehman, New York (NB: 2010 vintage)