Man O’ War Dreadnought Syrah

Dreadfully classy Syrah!

Man O’ War Dreadnought Syrah

2020, Waiheke Island New Zealand
  • 96/100 & Top Rank (Bob Campbell MW) - "Big, ripe and complex red with pleasing purity and impressive power that is clearly the product of a favourable vintage."
  • "Fear God & dread nought" - the motto of the HMS Dreadnought, the world's most powerful battleship!
  • From the steep hillside vineyards on the eastern end of Waiheke Island
  • Aged 18 months in oak before release
The Real Review – Top Rank
Bob Campbell MW – 5 Stars
RRP $59.99

$50.99

“Fear god and dread nought” – an intimidating line to pull out next time you’re playing battleships. This was actually the motto of the HMS Dreadnought, launched in 1906, which at the time was the world’s most powerful battleship ever built!

From the steep hillside vineyards of Man O’ War on the eastern end of Waiheke Island, this impresses every year and fast becoming one of Aotearoa’s most iconic Syrah labels. The 2020 release is here and in the words of the MOW crew she’s “an artful display of power and control.”

Scoring a whopping 96/100 and a Top Rank award by Bob Campbell MW, Bob called this “Big, ripe and complex red with pleasing purity and impressive power that is clearly the product of a favourable vintage. It has drinkability although it is a wine that will certainly repay keeping.”

This is the fourth vintage in a row to score 95+ Points with Bob. And as the Man O’ War crew put it – “2020 Dreadnought continues its run as a unique Syrah from an excellent vintage.”

Splashy decanting?! Far out, you ought to be dreading splashing a drop of this stuff. As always this is first class and a wine we’d highly recommend pairing with wild game dishes or a cut of fine Kiwi lamb.

  • 14.5%
  • 750ml
  • Screwcap
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$50.99 RRP $59.99
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