Winery Wirra Wirra - The Absconder Grenache

Winery Wirra Wirra The Absconder Grenache

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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 The Absconder Grenache 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.
The The Absconder Grenache of the Winery Wirra Wirra is in the top 50 of wines of McLaren Vale.

Wine flavors and olphactive analysis

On the nose the The Absconder Grenache 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 The Absconder Grenache.

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

Discover the grape variety: Mencia

Spanish, more precisely from the Duero Valley where it is still very present. According to some ampelographers, it is close to Cabernet Franc.

Last vintages of this wine

The Absconder Grenache - 2019
In the top 50 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 4.3 1 1 1 1 0
The Absconder Grenache - 2018
In the top 50 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 4.1 1 1 1 1 0
The Absconder Grenache - 2017
In the top 50 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 4.1 1 1 1 1 0
The Absconder Grenache - 2016
In the top 50 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 4.1 1 1 1 1 0
The Absconder Grenache - 2015
In the top 50 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 3.6 1 1 1 0.5 0
The Absconder Grenache - 2014
In the top 50 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 4.3 1 1 1 1 0
The Absconder Grenache - 2013
In the top 50 of of McLaren Vale wines
Average rating: 3.8 1 1 1 0.5 0

The best vintages of The Absconder Grenache from Winery Wirra Wirra are 2019, 2014, 2018, 2017 and 2016.

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 600 of of Australia wines
In the top 55 of of McLaren Vale wines
In the top 15000 of red wines
In the top 20000 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: Red winemaking

Transformation of grapes into must and wine under the effect of alcoholic fermentation. The vinification of red wines takes place in several stages: destemming, crushing, alcoholic fermentation, vatting, running off and maturing.

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