Vintage Longbottom H Syrah 2017
Vintage Longbottom H Syrah is deep red with bright purple hues. It is perfumed with violet florals, rhubarb and cherry. Fruit forward with fine tannins and flavors of pomegranate, cardamom and satsuma plum on the palate, this wine is delicate in texture and elegant in structure. Deep ruby. Expressive black and blue fruit scents are complemented by building floral and cracked pepper notes. Broad and fleshy but lively on the palate, offering seamless cassis, blueberry and dark chocolate flavors that firm up slowly on the back half. The floral note repeats on a long, spice-tinged finish that’s framed by well-knit tannins. This vintage is a blend of two regions, but going forward all fruit will be from the Adelaide Hills. A rich nose of raspberry, rhubarb compote, black currant cordial, flowers and cola lead to a supple and relatively approachable palate. It is woven with soft but supportive tannins, plummy fruit and spicy oak. Drink now-2027. Fresh, featuring accents of cumin and star anise to the wild strawberry and pomegranate flavors at the core. Supple and creamy, with fresh acidity. A note of caramel lingers on the finish. Drink now through 2034.