Winery Wirra Wirra - Esperanza Touriga Nacional

Winery Wirra Wirra Esperanza Touriga Nacional

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(Average of the reviews for all vintages combined and from several consumer review sources)
Tasters generally liked this wine.
The Esperanza Touriga Nacional of Winery Wirra Wirra is a red wine from the region of McLaren Vale of Australie du Sud.
This wine generally goes well with beef and mature and hard cheese.

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The Esperanza Touriga Nacional of Winery Wirra Wirra matches generally quite well with dishes of beef or mature and hard cheese such as recipes of light beef lasagna or epoisses fondue (cheese).

Details and technical informations about Winery Wirra Wirra's Esperanza Touriga Nacional.

Grape varieties
Region/Great wine region
Great wine region
Country
Style of wine
Alcohol
14.5°
Allergens
Contains sulfites

Discover the grape variety: Touriga nacional

Most certainly Portuguese, not to be confused with the Touriga Franca also of the same origin. In Portugal, where it is widely cultivated, it is used to produce, among other things, the famous red Porto. It is also found in Uzbekistan, Australia, South Africa, Cyprus, Spain, etc... very little known in France, although it is listed in the Official Catalogue of A1 vines.

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 40 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 25000 of of Australia wines
In the top 1500 of of McLaren Vale wines
In the top 300000 of red wines
In the top 500000 wines of the world

The wine region of McLaren Vale

The wine region of McLaren Vale is located in the region of Fleurieu of Australie du Sud of Australia. We currently count 599 estates and châteaux in the of McLaren Vale, producing 2626 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of McLaren Vale go well with generally quite well with dishes .


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: Heavy

Said of a thick, rustic wine that lacks finesse.

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