The fruit for the 2021 Still Life Syrah was sourced from BioGro certified organic vineyard no. 6214. Planted in 1984 and located in the Gimblett Gravels appellation in the Hawke's Bay, the destemmed fruit was wild fermented to dry in an open-top wooden cuve before being being moved into stainless steel for maturation and settling. Unfiltered, unfined (vegan), just 20mg/L SO2 was added before kegging mid-June 2021.
Stylistically this is a bright, youthful Syrah with fruit purity that speaks for itself. Uninhibited by oak, complex and pure in flavour, it's a great, easy-drinking red for any occasion.
We are now offering our packaging-free natural wines for online delivery.
We work closely with wineries up and down the country to bring you organic, natural wines straight from the winery to our store, and offer them to you on tap, packaging free.
We fill to order, and fill into sturdy, heavy-duty 750ml swing top bottles that you can later reuse. The wines are held under nitrogen and the bottles are pre-gassed before filling to prevent oxidation. We suggest opening the wine within 2-3 weeks of purchasing it and consuming the wine within 1-2 days of opening.
Once you've finished with the bottle pop back to either one of our stores (442 K' Road, Auckland or 177 Cuba Street, Wellington) for a refill, or use the bottles for other drinks, ferments, sauces, etc!