Wine "Scrubby Rise" Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon-Viognier, 2012
Wine of pale straw color with a greenish tint.
The wine has a juicy taste with bright acidity and spicy notes of passion fruit and tropical fruit.
In the bright flavor of the wine appear tropical tones of passion fruit and lime green on a background of fresh shades of peach and melon.
The wine is recommended to drink with asparagus risotto with grated Gruyere cheese, fish soups with fresh herbs and crispy bread.
Charming white wine from the series "Scrubby Rise" is created from the selected grape varieties Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, most of which is grown in the sunny valley McLaren, and only a small percentage purchased in the vineyards colder regions - Flёrё Peninsula and Adelaide Hills. In order to give a bouquet of great complexity, the wine is partially fermented in stainless steel tanks, partly - in oak barrels. The highlight is an unusual blend of wine, because oenologists "Verra Verra" was first added in a couple of classic Sauvignon Blanc Semillon-third grape - Viognier. With this wine harmoniously united spicy freshness Sauvignon, Viognier wealth and pleasant floral-musky nuances Semillon. Before fermentation, grape destebliruyut thoroughly, pressed and cooled to 5 ° C. Maceration lasts for 1 week, then add the yeast and the temperature was raised to 17 ° C, placing the wine in French barriques, to outline its texture and fill the complexity of its flavor.
The company was founded Wirra Wirra Strengveyzom Robert Wigley in 1894. At age 30, his parents, whom he gives a lot of anxiety eccentricities sent him away in the Australian outback, where the vigorous energy of Robert found, at last, a useful application. It was in 1894, he broke the vineyards in McLaren Vale, ambush them excellent vines, built a winery and in 1987 made his first wine. At first winery Wirra Wirra flourished, producing high-quality wines, which were exported to England until 1925. However, after the death of Robert Wigley winery in 1924 and declined only in 1969 under the watchful guidance of Greg Trott and his cousin Roger, the winery has been restored. From this point on the company's business went up the hill again, and eventually elegant and complex wines Verra Verra become available worldwide.
Today, the company owns 100 hectares of vineyards, not only in McLaren Vale, but in the Clare Valley, Coonawarra and Adelaide Hills, making its wines a variety of styles. Mediterranean climate and diversity of soil region provides the unique ability to produce a rich, complex and long-lived wines from classic grape varieties, the most famous of which is Shiraz. It is worth noting that in 2005 the winery Verra Verra was converted using the most modern technologies, so quality of the wines has reached a new, higher level.