Winery Wirra Wirra - Adelaide Shiraz

Winery Wirra Wirra Adelaide Shiraz

3.5
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(Average of the reviews for all vintages combined and from several consumer review sources)
Tasters generally liked this wine.
The Adelaide Shiraz of Winery Wirra Wirra is a red wine from the region of McLaren Vale in Australie du Sud.
In the mouth this red wine is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.
This wine generally goes well with poultry, beef or game (deer, venison).

Taste structure of the Adelaide Shiraz from the Winery Wirra Wirra

Light
Bold
Smooth
Tannic
Dry
Sweet
Soft
Acidic

In the mouth the Adelaide Shiraz of Winery Wirra Wirra in the region of Australie du Sud is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

Wine flavors and olphactive analysis

Wine with spices taste

eucalyptus, menthol

Wine with oak taste

On the nose the Adelaide Shiraz of Winery Wirra Wirra in the region of Australie du Sud often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or oak and sometimes also flavors of spices, red fruit or black fruit.

Details and technical informations about Winery Wirra Wirra's Adelaide Shiraz.

Grape varieties
Region/Great wine region
Great wine region
Country
Style of wine
Alcohol
14°
Allergens
Contains sulfites

Discover the grape variety: Schuyler

A complex interspecific cross between zinfandel and ontario (winchelle x diamond) obtained in 1932 by Wellington Richard. and Oberle G.D. at Cornell University in Geneva (United States). It can also be found in Canada, almost unknown in France. We noted that the boskoop glory resembles somewhat the Schuyler even if the origins, each time put forward, are quite different, to be followed!

Last vintages of this wine

Adelaide Shiraz - 2019
In the top 100 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 3.4 1 1 1 0 0
Adelaide Shiraz - 2018
In the top 100 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 3.7 1 1 1 0.5 0
Adelaide Shiraz - 2017
In the top 100 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 3.5 1 1 1 0.5 0
Adelaide Shiraz - 2016
In the top 100 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 3.4 1 1 1 0 0
Adelaide Shiraz - 2015
In the top 100 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 3.5 1 1 1 0.5 0
Adelaide Shiraz - 2014
In the top 100 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 3.5 1 1 1 0.5 0

The best vintages of Adelaide Shiraz from Winery Wirra Wirra are 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014 and 2019.

Informations about the Winery Wirra Wirra

The winery offers 67 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 3.8.
It is in the top 20 of the best estates in the region
It is located in McLaren Vale in the region of Australie du Sud

The Winery Wirra Wirra is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 44 wines for sale in the of McLaren Vale to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top wine Australie du Sud
In the top 5500 of of Australia wines
In the top 450 of of McLaren Vale wines
In the top 95000 of red wines
In the top 150000 wines of the world

The wine region of McLaren Vale

The wine region du McLaren Vale is located in the region of Fleurieu in Australie du Sud in Australia. In the mouth of McLaren Vale is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins. We currently count 579 estates and châteaux in the of McLaren Vale, producing 2266 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of McLaren Vale go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or spicy food.


The wine region of Australie du Sud

South Australia is one of Australia's six states, located (as the name suggests) in the south of the vast island continent. It's the engine room of the Australian wine industry, responsible for about half of the country's total production each year. But there's more to the region than quantity - countless high-quality wines are produced here, most from the region's signature Grape, Shiraz. These include such fine, collectible wines as Penfolds Grange, Henschke Hill of Grace, Torbreck The Laird and d'Arenberg The Dead Arm.

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The word of the wine: Extra-dry

Champagne with between 12 and 20 grams of sugar (see dosage liqueur).

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