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Pirramimma Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Wine Review

Pirramimma Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Pirramimma Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $23.95

Drink: 2015-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Pirramimma

Agent: Breakthru Beverage Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

This wine almost jumps out of the glass in its vibrancy and intensity. It's incredibly flavourful for Australian cabernet which is usually far more austere than shiraz. Pair this full-bodied red wine with pepperoni pizza. Highly recommended.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled lamb, bison burgers, chicken salad, pork tenderloin, autumn hodge-podge.

Luscious Lamb Wine

This Pirramimma Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 was reviewed on December 12, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 608182
  • $23.10 
  • Check Stock

Reviews and Ratings

Wineboy rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Pirramimma is never shy with the power of their wines, nor, are they shy with tannins. This wine delivers. Big powerful bouquet, followed by a big powerful set of flavours. Fruit is cassis, oak is coconut and arrives late. Tannins are present so you could age this 3 - 5 years or drink now if you don't mind some tannins and want the youthful power of this wine to not be lessened as happens with all wines over time.
Bill Wright Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Very full wine and full fruit flavour. Solid tannins with a long fruit finish. The only bad thing about this wine is it is out of stock in Ontario!

My Gray Cup wine - tasted Nov. 27/16
Lovely woodsmoke and spices on the Alexander Campbell Johnston founded this winery more than 120 years ago, and today the Johnston family still produces wines from one of Australia's oldest wineries. The grapes were sourced from the Orchard Block parcels of vineyards as well as the Pig and Pony vineyard. Long finish on this warm-climate Cabernet. - Community Wine Reviews

2 Members would buy this wine again

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