Lead by winemaker Hugh Crichton, Vidal of Hawkes Bay has quite simply astounded us with the premium quality and value of their wine.Hugh brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his craft, working vintages at Chateau Soutard Grande Cru Classe in Saint Emilion France, Chard Farm in Central Otago, Donnafugata in Italy and several vintages at Millton Vineyards in Gisborne where his passion for organic, environmentally conscious winemaking and viticulture began. With this experience comes a philosophy shared by Hugh of producing wines which are truly reflective of the region and vineyards where the grapes are grown.And we couldn’t agree more!!
Grape – 100% Syrah
Region –Omahu Gravels (61%), Twyford Gravels (39%) in the heart of the acclaimed Gimblett Gravels grape growing district
Colour – Deep ruby
Nose – Fragrant spice, dark red berry and floral notes.
Palate – Aromas on the nose follow through to a balanced and textured palate.
Winemaker – Hugh Crichton
Awards – Pure Gold – Bragato Wine Awards
Alcohol – 13%
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This was a great wine when it was released and now with a little bit of age it is glorious
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