Pirramimma Old Bush Vine Grenache 2006 Wine Review

Pirramimma Old Bush Vine Grenache 2006
Pirramimma Old Bush Vine Grenache 2006
Pirramimma Old Bush Vine Grenache 2006
Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia
Community Score: 4.6/5
Community Reviews: 3
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Product #: 108068

Price: $24.95
Alcohol: 14.5%
Drink: 2007-2013
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Pirramimma
Agent: B And W Wines
More Vintages: 2008  2004  Add New Vintage 
Natalie's Score: 90/100

Vintages Wine Panel: This premium Grenache is sourced from two venerable vineyards, one planted in 1944 and the other in 1968. The fruit was hand-picked and the wine spent 3 years in American oak barriques before release. Look for classic Australian Grenache notes of sunny red fruit and roses, along with intriguing accents of mocha, toffee and allspice. My note: Luscious and ripe with big black plums looking to pick a fight with anyone wimpy. Honkin’ big flavours but also plush and long. Yum!

Grenache food pairings: gazpacho, sirloin kebabs, barbecued ribs.

This was reviewed June 11, 2011 by

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Andrew Bernardo Wine Journal rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Sour cherry, marshmallow root, currant, licorice, buttered toast, candy apple, baking spices, minerals, with subtle stewed blackberry. Fresh, balanced tannins. Beautifully perfumed. Great wine. 92 Points. (ottawawinejournal.com)
Gabriel Israel reviewed this wine as follows:

Another safe bet for this release. Pirramimma Grenache or their Shiraz or Petite Verdot (my personal favorite) are just a great use of wine-$

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