Winery Wirra Wirra - Dead Ringer Cabernet Sauvignon

Winery Wirra Wirra Dead Ringer Cabernet Sauvignon

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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 Dead Ringer Cabernet Sauvignon of Winery Wirra Wirra is a red wine from the region of McLaren Vale in Australie du Sud.
This wine is composed of 100% of the grape variety Cabernet Sauvignon.
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 lamb.
The Dead Ringer Cabernet Sauvignon of the Winery Wirra Wirra is in the top 50 of wines of McLaren Vale.

Taste structure of the Dead Ringer Cabernet Sauvignon from the Winery Wirra Wirra

Light
Bold
Smooth
Tannic
Dry
Sweet
Soft
Acidic

In the mouth the Dead Ringer Cabernet Sauvignon 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 oak taste

Wine with spices taste

eucalyptus, menthol

On the nose the Dead Ringer Cabernet Sauvignon 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 Dead Ringer Cabernet Sauvignon.

Grape varieties
Region/Great wine region
Great wine region
Country
Style of wine
Alcohol
13.5°
Allergens
Contains sulfites

Discover the grape variety: Cabernet-Sauvignon

Cabernet-Sauvignon noir is a grape variety that originated in France (Bordeaux). 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 small grapes. Cabernet-Sauvignon noir can be found in many vineyards: South-West, Loire Valley, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Armagnac, Rhone Valley, Provence & Corsica, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais.

Last vintages of this wine

Dead Ringer Cabernet Sauvignon - 2016
In the top 50 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 3.9 1 1 1 1 0
Dead Ringer Cabernet Sauvignon - 2014
In the top 50 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 4 1 1 1 1 0
Dead Ringer Cabernet Sauvignon - 2013
In the top 50 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 4.1 1 1 1 1 0
Dead Ringer Cabernet Sauvignon - 2012
In the top 50 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 3.9 1 1 1 1 0
Dead Ringer Cabernet Sauvignon - 2010
In the top 50 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 4.1 1 1 1 1 0
Dead Ringer Cabernet Sauvignon - 2009
In the top 50 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 4.1 1 1 1 1 0
Dead Ringer Cabernet Sauvignon - 2007
In the top 50 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 4 1 1 1 1 0

The best vintages of Dead Ringer Cabernet Sauvignon from Winery Wirra Wirra are 2013, 2010, 2009, 2014 and 2007.

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 3 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 greatest 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 700 of of Australia wines
In the top 60 of of McLaren Vale wines
In the top 20000 of red wines
In the top 25000 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: Draft liquor

Liqueur composed of sugar dissolved in wine, used for the dosage of sparkling wines made by the traditional method. It is also known as "liqueur d'expédition" or "liqueur de dosage".

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