Wine "Scrubby Rise" Shiraz-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot, 2011
Wine brilliant, deep crimson color with bright purple edges.
The wine has a bright and juicy taste, filled with notes of raspberry, plum and blackberry, which is supported by a delicious acidity and soft tannins, resulting wine has a deep and persistent finish.
By the notes of violets, foliage, fresh raspberries, cherries and blackcurrant aroma in wine adds an interesting layer composed of shades of oak and spice.
The wine will be an excellent pair with any meat dishes, especially red meat of beef or lamb. Also perfectly complement the sausage, toast with tapenade sauce, also come to the marinated sardines, caramelized onions, pizza to "Bocconcini", decorated with fresh arugula. An interesting combination of the wine make a sandwich out of Wagyu beef with gherkins.
Wine "Scrubby Rise" Shiraz-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot is created from 3 classic grape varieties - Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot, each of which is vinified separately. Fermentation takes place in temperature-controlled wine stainless steel vats, aging period, which "Scrubby Rise" holds a specially selected for each batch of barrels of American and French oak for 12 months. The wine can be drunk now or stored for five years.
Vintage 2011 got decent reviews from critics and a number of estimates of not less than 90 points, including ratings from James Halliday (92/100) and "Courier Mail" (90/100), 4 stars from "Dan Murphy's Review".
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.