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PIRRAMIMMA PIRRAMIMMA - Petit Verdot Reserve - 2014

PIRRAMIMMA Petit Verdot Reserve 2014

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94 Points

Dense crimson-purple; Pirramimma has some of the oldest petit verdot plantings in Aus, if not the oldest. This has relaxed power, with layer upon layer of dark berry fruits interleaved with ripe tannins, oak a minor player. Has time on its side, but no issue if enjoyed now rather than later.

August 2017

About James Halliday (Australian Wine Companion)

Respected wine critic and vigneron James Halliday has a career that spans over 40 years, but he is most widely known for his witty and informative writing about wine.

As one of the founders of Brokenwood in the Lower Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, and thereafter founder of Coldstream Hills in the Yarra Valley, Victoria, James is an unmatched authority on every aspect of the wine industry, from the planting and pruning of vines through to the creation and marketing of the finished product. His winemaking has led him to sojourns in Bordeaux and Burgundy, and he is constantly in demand as a wine judge in Australia and overseas.

James has contributed to more than 56 books on wine since he began writing in 1979. His books have been translated into Japanese, French, German, Danish and Icelandic, and have been published in the UK, the US and Australia. He is also the author of James Halliday's Wine Atlas of Australia and The Australian Wine Encyclopedia.