Liv Zak Syrah 2018
Blueberries, blackcurrants and juicy plums combine with clove and star anise spice.
Black and blue fruits balanced with subtle savoury spice. The palate is of medium body with gentle yet defining tannin to create a silky and luscious cool climate Syrah.
Hand-picked, with a combination of whole berries and whole bunches in the ferment. Fermented with native yeast at relatively cool temperatures to retain delicate aromatics and draw only the smooth tannins.
We were kept on our toes in the vineyard with a wet winter and cool, wet spring featuring late bud burst. This was then followed by a hot and dry summer, where ripening was even but rapid. Close attention to maturity was required to ensure we captured the bright fruit flavours and wonderful natural acidity on offer.
Geographical Indication / Yarra Valley
Harvest Date / March 2018
Oak / 18 months in French Oak
pH / 3.69
Titratable Acidity / 6.03 g/L
Alcohol / 13.8%