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Wirra Wirra Church Block Cabernet Shiraz Merlot 2012 Wine Review

Wirra Wirra Church Block Cabernet Shiraz Merlot 2012

Wirra Wirra Church Block Cabernet Shiraz Merlot 2012

Mclaren Vale, South Australia, Australia

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Wirra Wirra

Agent: M.Andrew Fine Wines,Beers&Spirits

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Juicy and savoury dark fruit on this full-bodied Australian red wine. Black and fleshy purple plums and ripe berries dominate. Smooth. Great for a pepper steak.

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This Wirra Wirra Church Block Cabernet Shiraz Merlot 2012 was reviewed on May 2, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

The name of this McLaren Vale blend of Cab Cauv, Shiraz and Merlot intrigued me, then the wine itself won me over. First, a fragrant nose with lots of dark berries, cassis and vanilla, then the palate repeats with seamlessly blended fruit, vanilla, subtle spice, cedar and slight mint. Silky smooth and harmonious. Aged in French oak barriques for 18 mos. Long silky dark fruit finish - a wow wine!
The 2012 vintage of The Church Block is this wine's 40th anniversary having first been made under the Wirra Wirra label in 1972 by the late winemaker Greg Trott. This is a robust red wine blend of 49% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot and 16% Merlot grapes. The wine was then aged for 18 months in 70% French and 30% American oak barrels. - Community Wine Reviews

1 Member would buy this wine again

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