2017 Sutton Grange Estate Syrah
|Producer||Sutton Grange Winery. Bendigo, Vic|
|Status||Uncertified 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.Using organic and biodynamic methods, the Sutton Grange creed is make decisions based on “the best interest of the farm”. 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 People’s Choice and Top 12 Finalist)
|Wine||Lifted, intense purple fruits and wild berries on the nose, with spice notes of aniseed, cinnamon and nutmeg. The wine is concentrated and robust, and yet elegant, with blackberry fruit and layered tannin. The palate finishes with dark, gravel like tannins and core of graphite.|
|Tasting Note||Blackberry - Spice - Graphite|
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