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Alpha Domus The Barnstormer Syrah 2010 Wine Review

Alpha Domus The Barnstormer Syrah 2010

Alpha Domus The Barnstormer Syrah 2010

Hawkes Bay, North Island, New Zealand

Community Score: 4.4/5

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Price: $22.95

Drink: 2012-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Alpha Domus

Agent: Connexion Oenophilia

Product: 303396

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Natalie's Score: 88/100

Cedar forest on the nose followed by lots of acidity for food on the palate. Black fruit, medium-bodied.

Syrah food pairings: bacon-wrapped lamb medallions.

This was reviewed October 27, 2012 by

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Blackberry, raspberry, bacon, hickory, pepper and flint aromas are front and centre. The flavours really explode on the palate, and yet it suggests Rhône Valley rather than a New World style (thus the appropriate use of Syrah instead of Shiraz). Fresh acidity and moderately firm tannins give this wine structure. Enjoy it tonight. Source: Vintages Wine Catalogue.
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