2017 Fairbank Syrah
|Producer||Sutton Grange Winery|
|Status||Organic and Biodynamic practices|
Sutton Grange is located on the southern edge of the Bendigo region, and for many years was known for its thoroughbred racing facility. Since planting of the vineyards in 1998 it is now recognised for the wines it produces. Producing two labels, Fairbank – the original name of the property in the 19th Century, and the Estate range. Wines under the Fairbank label are crafted to be approachable, fresh and fruit driven. The Estate wines strongly demonstrate the terroir and characteristics of the farm, also included in the range are some less known varieties such as Aglianico.
Melanie Chester (Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine’s 2015 Young Winemaker of the Year, 2018 Young Gun winemaker top 12 Finalist and winner People’s Choice award)
|Wine||Bright ruby red with purple hues. Aromas of wild red fruits and boysenberries, with lifted notes of aniseed, lavender and violets and Subtle, warm nutmeg and cinnamon spices. The palate is medium bodied, with fresh red fruits and delicate, powdery tannins. The wine finishes bright and spicy, with a lovely dark chocolate powder and mineral finish.|
|Tasting Note||Red Cherry - Chocolate - Spicy|