Winery Wirra Wirra - Catapult Shiraz - Viognier

Winery Wirra Wirra Catapult Shiraz - Viognier

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(Average of the reviews for all vintages combined and from several consumer review sources)
Tasters consider this wine to be one of the best in the region.
The Catapult Shiraz - Viognier 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 freshness.
This wine generally goes well with poultry, beef or game (deer, venison).

Taste structure of the Catapult Shiraz - Viognier from the Winery Wirra Wirra

Light
Bold
Smooth
Tannic
Dry
Sweet
Soft
Acidic

In the mouth the Catapult Shiraz - Viognier of Winery Wirra Wirra in the region of Australie du Sud is a powerful with a nice freshness.

Wine flavors and olphactive analysis

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

Details and technical informations about Winery Wirra Wirra's Catapult Shiraz - Viognier.

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

Discover the grape variety: Viognier

White Viognier is a grape variety that originated in France (Rhone Valley). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches, and grapes of small size. White Viognier can be found in many vineyards: South West, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Rhone Valley, Burgundy, Jura, Champagne, Savoie & Bugey, Provence & Corsica, Loire Valley, Beaujolais.

Last vintages of this wine

Catapult Shiraz - Viognier - 2008
In the top 100 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 4.3 1 1 1 1 0
Catapult Shiraz - Viognier - 2006
In the top 100 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 4.4 1 1 1 1 0

The best vintages of Catapult Shiraz - Viognier from Winery Wirra Wirra are 2006, 2008

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 25 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 8500 of of Australia wines
In the top 650 of of McLaren Vale wines
In the top 150000 of red wines
In the top 250000 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.

News related to this wine

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Collective Napa Valley wine programme makes debut

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The word of the wine: VDQS

Delimited wine of superior quality. A level of appellation (today, barely 1% of French production) which constitutes the ultimate step before the accession to the AOC.

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