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2013 PIRRAMIMMA Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

PIRRAMIMMA Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2013

29.99* CAD

$29.99* * Suggested retail price

  • 28 case(s) available

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Trialto
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 608182
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • Specialty
  • Status
  • Status
  • Available
  • Country
  • Country
  • Australia
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Table wine
  • Region
  • Region
  • South Australia
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • Fleurieu, McLaren Vale
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Cabernet Sauvignon 100 %
  • Alcohol percentage
  • Alcohol percentage
  • 14.5%
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Metal screw cap
  • Aging vessel type
  • Aging vessel type
  • French & American Oak
  • Length of aging
  • Length of aging
  • 2 years
  • About this winery

    Pirramimma was founded by Alexander Campbell Johnston in 1892 and has been owned and operated by the Johnston family ever since. The Johnston family arrived in South Australia in 1839 and in 1892 Alexander, the tenth of thirteen children, purchased 97 hectares of rich farmland southeast of the then fledgling village of McLaren Vale. He named his land Pirramimma, an Aboriginal phrase meaning "the moon and the stars". The vineyard soils vary from sandy, on the rise, to rich dark loam on the flat....

    See the PIRRAMIMMA detail page for more information on this brand

  • Tasting notes

    The wine exhibits a bouquet of lifted blackcurrant, violets and mint, with bramble notes and hints of cedar oak. With the palate showing intense briary blackberry, red currant and spicy black plum flavours, with hints of quince and red capsicum and Kalamata olive. This powerful yet elegant wine is framed by balanced tannins and subtle oak, finishing with great length.

  • Winemaking notes

    The exceptional 2013 vintage conditions guaranteed slow ripening and distinctive varietal character. We selected the best parcels of fruit from our “Orchard Block” which was planted in 1967 using the famous low yielding “Reynell Clone” of Cabernet Sauvignon and our 30 year old “Pig and Pony” vineyard.