95 out of 100
by James Halliday
Lifted spectrum of red, blue and dark fruits layered with dark bitter chocolate, fresh French cedar and earth.
Rich with raspberries, blue fruits and black berries, the sophisticated palate is infused with spice and chocolate. There is great length and focus, and a wonderful balance between vibrancy, power and elegance.
15 - 20 years in appropriate cellaring conditions.
Slow cooked beef brisket with root vegetable mash and steamed greens.
Wirra Wirra sources fruit from a combination of owned vineyards and premium McLaren Vale growers. The blend of individual vineyard and sub-regional characteristics is the key to the resulting style. Blended from a diverse combination of old vine McLaren Vale sites - typically low in vigour, producing modest yields of intense fruit. Soils range from red clay and limestone to deep sands over ironstone base.Sku: WIRRSW