Mission Estate Huchet Syrah, Gimblett Gravels, 2013

Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

The Mission Estate story begins with a group of French Missionaries who sailed to New Zealand with little more than their faith and a few vines. The first record of a commercial sale dates back to 1870 when a parcel of mostly dry reds was sold. The Cellar Master at this time was Brother Cyprian Huchet, the son of a French vigneron from the Loire. Having grown up amongst the vineyards and wine cellars in France, Cyprian Huchet’s wine knowledge became extremely sophisticated and he bought this wealth of knowledge to Mission Estate.

Mission Huchet Syrah is a tribute to Cyprian Huchet and Mission’s 160 year heritage. Crafted with devotion, combining leading edge technologies and Old World techniques, Huchet is a bold wine of heart & depth with pure dark berry aromas along with some spice components. The palate is full-bodied with fine soft tannins and an array of complex aromas. These fine tannins provide an amazing texture that is velvety and mouth filling and which frame a depth of rich complex aromas which persist long on the finish. If you can resist opening this wine for 10-20 years, you will be rewarded with a wine that is even more silky and fine.

Presented in a bespoke Huchet box and wrapped in tissue paper.

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More Information
Product Code NZ0400N13
Vintage 2013
Bottle Size 75cl
Country New Zealand
Region Hawkes Bay
Sub-region No
Alcohol % by Vol. 14.0%
Alcohol Units 10.5
Colour Red
Type Red Wine
Closure Type Cork
Style Red - Medium to full bodied
Grape Type(s) Syrah

Mission Estate Winery

The story begins with a group of French Missionaries who sailed to New Zealand in 1838 with little more than their faith and a few vines. Mission Estate was established by these Missionaries in Hawke's Bay in 1851, where vines were planted to produce both sacramental and table wine, and New Zealand's first winery was born. The first record of a commercial sale dates back to 1870 when a parcel of mostly dry reds was sold.

Mission has never lost sight of its French heritage, as over the years Brothers of the Order have travelled to France to study and learn viticulture and winemaking skills. Our current winemaker Paul Mooney has been at Mission for over 30 years, and was originally trained by the Fathers.

At 'La Grande Maison' of Mission Estate there is still one row of Muscat grapes that have been grafted over the years from the very original stock bought to Hawke's Bay by the Marist Fathers.

Hawkes Bay

Situated around the Coastal town of Napier, Hawke’s Bay was more or less the birthplace of New Zealand wine when French Marist missionaries started to plant vines in the mid-19th century. In fact, Mission Estate – producers of our flagship New Zealand wines – is the country’s oldest winery. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and similar Bordeaux style blends prospered particularly well in this region after serious cultivation of wines began in the 1970s. The favourable Hawkes Bay climate and complexities in the soils make for the ripest grapes – the famous Gimblett Gravels shingle proving optimum. Try a Syrah or Riesling from the region to experience a more modern expression of the region’s offerings.

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We do not deliver outside the mainland UK


Where possible all orders placed before 2.00pm are despatched on the same day of ordering subject to stock availability. All orders are despatched using a next working day carrier service, however we can not guarantee next working day delivery as there may be circumstances beyond our control. For more information regarding our delivery service please contact our sales office on 0114 2560090.

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Deliveries are made using a next working day service for orders placed before 2.00pm Mon-Fri.


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