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Wirra Wirra Woodhenge McLaren Vale Shiraz

Wirra Wirra Woodhenge McLaren Vale Shiraz has a deep purple-red color with carmine shades. In the nose: plums and mulberries, violets, vanilla, toasted almonds, aniseed, mocha and chocolate. Powerful, round and silky structure, very fruity and generous, fresh and balanced, with well integrated wood.

All grapes come from old vineyards in McLaren Vale. Per specific plot, the harvested grapes are fermented in open vats, with constant contact between pips, skins and juice. Aged for 20-22 months in barriques of French (±65%) and American (±35%) oak, 40-55% new, the rest 1-3 years old.

Wine - Food pairing

Delicious with red baked or grilled lamb fillet or tenderloin with cinnamon, cardamom and quince, or slowly cooked beef with seasoned potatoes, with a cream of horseradish and green herbs.

Wirra Wirra Woodhenge McLaren Vale Shiraz

Wirra Wirra Woodhenge McLaren Vale Shiraz is an Australian red wine from the Adelaide region. This red wine is made from Syrah grapes.

Recommended wine serving temperature between 15°C and 17°C.

Wirra Wirra Vineyards

The Aboriginal name 'Wirra Wirra' means 'among the gum trees'. Founder Bob Wigley's wines, especially from the Syrah grape, were very popular in London. The wines have been exported around the world for over 100 years. In 1936 most of the vineyards were sold by the family and the wine cellars fell into disuse. In 1969, Greg and Roger Trott bought the dilapidated winery and some surrounding land. The two first cousins brought their own vineyards into the new company and started making wine, aided by the local wine producers.

McLaren Vale is located in the state of South Australia, a 45-minute drive from the capital Adelaide. It is famous as a culinary paradise full of tasty culinary specialties and great wines. The Mediterranean climate is tempered by the proximity of the Saint Vincent gulf. The summers are warm and the winters are moderate. Precipitation (580-700 mm per year) mainly falls in winter. During the warm season, humidity is low and evaporation is high. Little or no chance of frost during the growing period or rain during harvest. Depending on the type of soil and location, we work without irrigation or with drip irrigation. Wirra Wirra Winery has its own dam and water recycling installation. The vineyards work biodynamically.

More Information
Product Wirra Wirra Woodhenge McLaren Vale Shiraz
Country Australia
Producer Wirra Wirra Vineyards
Type of wine Red
Region McLaren Vale
Grape variety Syrah
Number of bottles 6
Price per bottle €22.95
Vintage Mail: info@le-connaisseur.nl