Posts Tagged with: Syrah

The life and wines of Laure Colombo

My first meeting with Laure Colombo is in a North Yorkshire pub. I order a pint, she drinks tea and tries to stifle a yawn. It’s 5 o’clock in the afternoon and she has just woken up.

Over the course of our pub meeting, the story behind her fatigue unfurls: it was her birthday party …

Posted in - Rhone Valley & Syrah on August 11th 2016 0 Comments

Fine tuning the red section

The evolution of Craggy Range’s Le Sol Syrah is a microcosm of the progress of fine red wines in New Zealand in recent years.

Time has brought a greater understanding of the vineyards, which have themselves matured, as well as a realisation within the winemaking community that less is more when it comes to tannins and …

Posted in - New Zealand & wine on October 16th 2015 0 Comments