Akimi ‘Good Earth’ Warramunda Vineyard (Yarra Valley) Syrah 2016

Standard

If you’re looking for a big beefy, jammy shiraz, this is not the place to start (I guess “syrah” should be the first clue to that!)

As Campbell Mattinson says, this wine is “medium-weight-at-most” so if you’re used to drinking Mr. Blacks Concoction or Rusden Black Guts, you’re going to find this light on.

But if you’re looking for something to drink over dinner that slips down oh-so-easily and doesn’t burn your palate on the way through, then this is the ants pants. Medium weight but plenty of flavour and soft tannins, and a modest (for Australian shiraz) 13.2% alc.

Easy, not hard work, exactly as syrah should be.

S$49 all up, can be here late March if ordered, no minimum purchase.

2015 is also available at same price, rated 94 by Halliday.

Cheers!

David Boxall

2016 Good Earth Syrah 2

2 responses »

    • To order, just drop me an email to my address above and let me know what you’d like. On my latest pricelist (see the link at the top of the home page), wines are shown as either “in Singapore” so can be delivered from Friday, wines shown as “in Melbourne” can come up in my next airfreight (sorry, current one was delivered to DHL Melbourne today) which I expect to be here late March. No minimum order, payment on delivery and free delivery.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s