Winery Wirra Wirra - Sexton's Acre Shiraz

Winery Wirra Wirra Sexton's Acre 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 Sexton's Acre 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 lot of tannins present in the mouth.
This wine generally goes well with poultry, beef or game (deer, venison).

Taste structure of the Sexton's Acre Shiraz from the Winery Wirra Wirra

Light
Bold
Smooth
Tannic
Dry
Sweet
Soft
Acidic

In the mouth the Sexton's Acre Shiraz of Winery Wirra Wirra in the region of Australie du Sud is a powerful with a lot of tannins present in the mouth.

Wine flavors and olphactive analysis

On the nose the Sexton's Acre Shiraz of Winery Wirra Wirra in the region of Australie du Sud often reveals types of flavors of oak, red fruit or black fruit.

Details and technical informations about Winery Wirra Wirra's Sexton's Acre Shiraz.

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

Discover the grape variety: Len de l’El

Len de l'El Blanc is a grape variety that originated in France (Tarn). 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 large bunches of grapes of medium size. The Len de l'El Blanc can be found grown in these vineyards: South West, Cognac, Bordeaux, Armagnac, Rhone Valley, Provence & Corsica.

Last vintages of this wine

Sexton's Acre Shiraz - 2016
In the top 100 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 3.7 1 1 1 0.5 0
Sexton's Acre Shiraz - 2015
In the top 100 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 3.5 1 1 1 0.5 0
Sexton's Acre Shiraz - 2014
In the top 100 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 3.6 1 1 1 0.5 0
Sexton's Acre Shiraz - 2013
In the top 100 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 3.4 1 1 1 0 0
Sexton's Acre Shiraz - 2012
In the top 100 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 3.4 1 1 1 0 0
Sexton's Acre Shiraz - 2011
In the top 100 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 3.2 1 1 1 0 0

The best vintages of Sexton's Acre Shiraz from Winery Wirra Wirra are 2016, 2014, 2015, 2013 and 2012.

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 9500 of of Australia wines
In the top 700 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.

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The word of the wine: Clear

Said of a wine that is clear and brilliant in colour and contains no suspended matter.

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