2023 Syrah Blanc Tasting Note
Colour: Pale intensity with white gold hues.
Bouquet: A fresh bouquet of pear, apple and white stone fruits.
Palate: A fresh vibrant wine with primary notes of pear, green apple skin, melon and white nectarine. Nice complexity of slithered almonds and nuttiness in the mid-palate. A light bodied, dry wine with good freshness and acid drive making the palate linear.
Pairing: Best paired with a light white meat such as chicken or fish
Cellaring: Best drunk in the short to medium term but will keep for 3-5 years.
Vintage: Vintage 2023 began with a very wet spring. Rain and cool temperatures were the theme until Christmas. Into the new year, the rain ceased, and some warmer weather followed. It was long and late with grapes being harvested until the middle of May. This long cool vintage allowed fruit flavours to mature, while natural acidity was retained.
Region: Great Western, Victoria
Grape Variety: Shiraz
Winemaker: Jacob Parton