Te Aro Tastes Like Syrah 2017

Te Aro Tastes Like Syrah 2017

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Vintage: 2017

Region: Hawkes Bay

Country: New Zealand

100% Syrah


'Tastes Like' is a range of classic kiwi styles we blend but are bottled for us. Tastes Like Syrah is 2/3 from the Bridge Pa Triangle with the balance from the Gimblett Gravels. It is 50% whole bunch and (unusually) fermented in open top barrels with 16 months barrel age in 1/3 new oak. It is spicy and sappy with dark cherry and plum fruit.



Te Aro Wine is an urban winery in the heart of Wellington making wines from local fruit. Te Aro Wine was established in early 2018 with a mission of creating “fun wine, not fine wine” by Robin Groves and Jules van Costello. Working with vineyards in Hawkes Bay and Martinborough, Te Aro Wine has created a range of wines from the 2018 vintage including Sauvignon Blanc, sparkling, Pinot Noir and Rose offerings.