Wirra Wirra 'Woodhenge' Shiraz 2018

SKU
WWWH201810 UCAU
$32.80 Per item
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750ml (Bottle)
$32.80 Per item
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Fruit parcels of typical Woodhenge style were selected: rich generous McLaren Vale Shiraz fruit, with the Wirra Wirra style stamped firmly over it. Gently crushed and destemmed to open top and static fermenters, parcels were tasted twice daily by the Wirra Wirra winemakers to determine the number of daily plunges and pump overs for tannin, colour and flavour extraction. Once pressed and dry, parcels were run to oak barrels to complete malolactic fermentation. These individual vineyard parcels were racked and returned separately throughout maturation. The final selection was blended at 15 months of age before returning to oak for another 5 months. The wine was lightly fined, filtered and bottled. Woodhenge is a monument to ‘big’ ideas and to Greg Trott’s unique vision of what makes Wirra Wirra special and well, a bloody big fence that weighs about 10 tonnes. This wine is a tribute to the region, the grape variety and the foresight of a wine man that, like Woodhenge, typifies the individuality of McLaren Vale. Bouquet - Offers an enticing array of dark red, blue and black fruits - think plums, blackberries and a hint of fruitcake. Add to this notes of liquorice, spicy oak, dark chocolate as well as cedar and leather. Palate - Bright raspberry freshness blends with the dark(more...)
Fruit parcels of typical Woodhenge style were selected: rich generous McLaren Vale Shiraz fruit, with the Wirra Wirra style stamped firmly over it. Gently crushed and destemmed to open top and static fermenters, parcels were tasted twice daily by the Wirra Wirra winemakers to determine the number of daily plunges and pump overs for tannin, colour and flavour extraction. Once pressed and dry, parcels were run to oak barrels to complete malolactic fermentation. These individual vineyard parcels were racked and returned separately throughout maturation. The final selection was blended at 15 months of age before returning to oak for another 5 months. The wine was lightly fined, filtered and bottled. Woodhenge is a monument to ‘big’ ideas and to Greg Trott’s unique vision of what makes Wirra Wirra special and well, a bloody big fence that weighs about 10 tonnes. This wine is a tribute to the region, the grape variety and the foresight of a wine man that, like Woodhenge, typifies the individuality of McLaren Vale. Bouquet - Offers an enticing array of dark red, blue and black fruits - think plums, blackberries and a hint of fruitcake. Add to this notes of liquorice, spicy oak, dark chocolate as well as cedar and leather. Palate - Bright raspberry freshness blends with the dark(more...)