A burst of black fruit, mocha, espresso and licorice hits the palate as the 2009 Syrah Next of Kyn shows off its inimitable personality. There is a pure voluptuousness in the 2009 that is striking. The immense purity of the fruit gives the 2009 tons of elegance and character. At the same time, big, rich, silky tannins form a backbone that allows the wine to show its expressiveness and pedigree. The 2009 is shaping up to be a jewel of a wine. In 2009, the blend is 80% Syrah, 14% Grenache and 6% Roussanne, all destemmed. The wine spent 30 months in French oak. Rating: 96+
Next of Kyn was introduced by the talented Manfred and Elaine Krankl in 2007 as a completely separate operation from his Sine Qua Non wines. Next of Kyn wines are sourced from their Cumulus Vineyard that is planted around their estate in Oakview. Each Next of Kyn release are sold in box set which contains three 750ml and one magnum. Production is extremely low, so getting your hands on these phenomenal bottles could be tough, but we have quite the selection!
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