85%
of 41
would buy again
85%
of 41
About this rating

This rating is unique to the current vintage, at the current price. If you're interested to compare, you can see how the previous vintages were rated below...

Vintage

% Would Buy It Again

2016

85% of 41

2015

90% of 131

2011

93% of 863

Benjamin Darnault Maris Syrah 2016

85%
of 41
would buy again
85%
of 41
About this rating

This rating is unique to the current vintage, at the current price. If you're interested to compare, you can see how the previous vintages were rated below...

Vintage

% Would Buy It Again

2016

85% of 41

2015

90% of 131

2011

93% of 863

Market Price
To show you the value you’re getting as an Angel...

Every 6 months we taste and benchmark our wines against up to 3 comparable wines on the market. The Market price you see is based on the price of these wines.

If you buy one of our wines and disagree with the Market price, we’ll give you your money back.

  • Mas de Daumas Gassac 2014

    Sold by The Wine Society

    £25.00

    (As of 24/09/2019)

  • LA TRAVERSEE 2016

    Sold by Virgin Wines

    £24.99

    (As of 24/09/2019)

£24.99

Angels Angel Price

£15.99

Market Price
To show you the value you’re getting as an Angel...

Every 6 months we taste and benchmark our wines against up to 3 comparable wines on the market. The Market price you see is based on the price of these wines.

If you buy one of our wines and disagree with the Market price, we’ll give you your money back.

  • Mas de Daumas Gassac 2014

    Sold by The Wine Society

    £25.00

    (As of 24/09/2019)

  • LA TRAVERSEE 2016

    Sold by Virgin Wines

    £24.99

    (As of 24/09/2019)

£24.99

Angels Angel Price

£15.99

We've found the perfect replacement…
We've found the perfect replacement…

Benjamin Darnault Maris Syrah 2016

85%
of 41
would buy again
85%
of 41
About this rating

This rating is unique to the current vintage, at the current price. If you're interested to compare, you can see how the previous vintages were rated below...

Vintage

% Would Buy It Again

2016

85% of 41

2015

90% of 131

2011

93% of 863

Market Price
To show you the value you’re getting as an Angel...

Every 6 months we taste and benchmark our wines against up to 3 comparable wines on the market. The Market price you see is based on the price of these wines.

If you buy one of our wines and disagree with the Market price, we’ll give you your money back.

  • Mas de Daumas Gassac 2014

    Sold by The Wine Society

    £25.00

    (As of 24/09/2019)

  • LA TRAVERSEE 2016

    Sold by Virgin Wines

    £24.99

    (As of 24/09/2019)

£24.99

Angels Angel Price

£15.99

Market Price
To show you the value you’re getting as an Angel...

Every 6 months we taste and benchmark our wines against up to 3 comparable wines on the market. The Market price you see is based on the price of these wines.

If you buy one of our wines and disagree with the Market price, we’ll give you your money back.

  • Mas de Daumas Gassac 2014

    Sold by The Wine Society

    £25.00

    (As of 24/09/2019)

  • LA TRAVERSEE 2016

    Sold by Virgin Wines

    £24.99

    (As of 24/09/2019)

£24.99

Angels Angel Price

£15.99

We've found the perfect replacement…
Beta
R e d s O t h e r

1. Download our app

2. Scan the bottle while you sip the wine

3. Tell us what you thought

About the wine

Ben's rich, spicy Syrah is back
  • You've been funding Ben to make delicious, downright drinkable reds from the get go. This time, we asked him to take it up a notch and show us what he could do, on the best Southern French soils around. The result is this sensational, showstopper Syrah.
  • Full to the brim with plump, ripe blackberries, melt-in-your-mouth dark chocolate and a seductively spiced licquorice kick that'll tingle and tease your tastebuds with every mouthful. Rich, rounded, and utterly voluptuous.
  • If you're a patient sort, you can lay this down for up to 10 years. If you're like us... you'll be snapping up a bottle - quick sharp - and cracking it open with some sizzling pan seared duck (and anyone else you love enough to share it with).

Best before
Drink now to 2028

Serving advice
Serve at 16°C. Open/Decant 2 hours before serving

Food match
Go Vegan with Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms! Also pairs with cote de boeuf

Benjamin Darnault Maris Syrah 2016

France

Languedoc

Syrah | Shiraz

Big Red

14.5% ABV

75cl

Biodynamic

Vegan

Vegetarian

Organic

Meet the winemaker - Benjamin Darnault

  • When Ben left a safe winemaking job in Australia to move back to France with his young family in the noughties, at first he really struggled. The financial crash of 2007/08 clobbered the winery he was working at, so they had to let him go. He couldn’t catch a break.
  • That was until Angels freed Ben from the corporate fat cats and transformed his livelihood. Thanks to Angel investment, Ben was finally able to set up on his own and realise his lifelong dream of putting his own name on the label. Even better, he had an advance on his next vintage!
  • With the backing of Angel funding, Ben has been able to invest more, source even better fruit and establish strong relationships with local growers to improve the quality of his delicious wines year-on-year. With thousands of rave reviews, he’s a bonafide Naked icon.

37,101 followers

361,978 ratings

Our customers help us decide our prices - and if you don’t think a wine is worth it, you get a full refund! Learn more.

Customer comments