Grape Variety: Petit verdot
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: LCBO VINTAGES
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.
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
Score: 9+/10, Value: 9.5/10, Total: 19/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+