Pirramimma `Eight Carat` Cuvee Rosé NV (12 x 750mL) McLaren Vale.

Description:

The fine palate displays pink grapefruit, cranberry with hints of musk and watermelon, the secondary fermentation has enhanced the mousse and bead of the lively sparkling rose.

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Pirramimma `Eight Carat` Cuvee Rosé NV (12 x 750mL) McLaren Vale.

Lot No: 0010-2424177 Quantity: 2
Australia Wide Delivery

25/10/2014 11.20 PM AEDT

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Pirramimma `Eight Carat` Cuvee Rosé NV (12 x 750mL) McLaren Vale.

Lot No: 0008-2424196 Quantity: 3
Australia Wide Delivery

25/10/2014 11.55 PM AEDT

11 bids

RRP$16

$3.67
per Bottle

$44 per package

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Wine Summary Image

The fine palate displays pink grapefruit, cranberry with hints of musk and watermelon, the secondary fermentation has enhanced the mousse and bead of the lively sparkling rose.

Region:
SA - McLaren Vale
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Awards and Accolades:

Silver Medal - 50 Great Sparkling Wines of the World, European Sparkling Wine Show 2014

Expert Review

- Rating 91 - 50 Great Sparkling Wines of the World, European Sparkling Wine Show 2014

Tasting Notes

For this delicate aperitif Rosé style we sourced fruit from our Katunga, War Hourse and Gilbert Road vineyards.

Colour

The colour is an attractive salmon/rose petal pink.

Aroma

The bouquet exhibits hints of floral, strawberry and Turkish delight.

Palate

The fine palate displays pink grapefruit, cranberry with hints of musk and watermelon, the secondary fermentation has enhanced the mousse and bead of the lively sparkling rose.

Winery Information

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5-Star Winery - James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion 2011 Edition

In 1892 Alexander Campbell Johnston planted the first small vine cuttings on his newly purchased 97 hectare property in McLaren Vale, South Australia. Alexander settled with his family on the property and proudly named it ‘Pirramimma’, an Aboriginal phrase meaning ‘the moon and the stars’. More than 115 years and three generations later the Johnston Family still operates one of Australia’s oldest and proudest family owned and run wineries - Pirramimma. Making wines that range from the traditional to the innovative, Pirramimma is pure McLaren Vale. As one of the original landholders in the region the family is committed to its home and the regionally unique wines they produce.

Geoff Johnston, Grandson of Alexander, is the modern custodian of the family heritage. The Johnston family have grown the property from 97 hectares in 1892 to 250 hectares today. The family philosophy is to produce wines from estate grown grapes, ensuring the highest quality standards are met and the unique regional characters are displayed.

2011 Trophy Winner at International Wine and Spirit Competition (London, UK)

The 2007 Pirramimma ACJ has won the coveted Glenelly Trophy for Best Blended Red Wine at the prestigious 2011 International Wine and Spirit Competition. The wine a unique blend of Shiraz, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Sauvignon has won this fantastic award above all other blended wines from across the globe. Named in honour of Pirramimma founder Alexander Campbell Johnston, the 2007 ACJ is only the second release of this limited production wine, the first being the Gold Medal winning 2004 vintage. Only produced if varietal parcels display outstanding character, the barrel select 2007 ACJ was limited to 500 dozen.

"With 120 years of winemaking history, it is a great achievement from the team to win any Trophy in such a competitive industry, but to win a major Trophy at one of the Worlds most important Wine Competitions is a tremendous result for McLaren Vale and Pirramimma" Geoff said.

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Other Information

  • non-vintage
  • 12 x 750mL units
  • SA - McLaren Vale, South Australia
  • Cork closure
  • 12.5% alc.
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