Pirramimma Petit Verdot 2010, Mclaren Vale, South Australia Bottle

Cost: $26.95
Grape Variety: Petit verdot
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: LCBO VINTAGES
Country: Australia
Region: MacLaren Vale
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Malesco Wine Broker
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.
“Over a century ago, winery founder and McLaren Vale pioneer Alexander Campbell Johnson chose the name ‘pirramimma,’ an aboriginal word meaning ‘the moon and the stars.'” LCBO

Description: Dark ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose.

Positives: Lots of good stuff happening here. Cedar, blackberries, Kirsch cherries, violets, pomegranate, cranberry, raspberries, roasted red peppers & musk. Medium+ body, medium tannins, good acidity & a long length.

Negatives: None.

Interesting Point: Pirramimma consistently has Best Buy wines in their lines.

Drink now or over the next 5 years, on its own or this will pair with a variety of different food groups from game fowl to steak.

Tasted: 14 Dec 12

Best Buy

Score: 9+/10, Value: 9.5/10, Total: 19/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+

LCBO#: 986752