Helen’s Hill Syrah reviews

2014 vintage

James Halliday – October 2016

Deep purple-crimson; destemmed and crushed to small open top stainless steel pots for co-fermentation with 1.24% viognier. After 10 days on skins, was pressed, settled and racked to French barriques (35% new) for 18 months maturation, during which time it was only racked once prior to being readied for bottling. […]

By |January 1st, 2015|reviews|0 Comments

Helen’s Hill 2012 Syrah review

It was a good vintage, 2012. In my opinion not as good as 2008 or 2013 for the big reds but a solid year all the same. Was a little cooler. Not a lot of rain but without big hot days. It was a mild summer. Probably why our Pinot’s and Chardonnay’s did so very […]

By |April 16th, 2014|reviews, wine|0 Comments