Pirramimma 'White Label' Tannat 2012 (12 x 750mL), McLaren Vale, SA.

We planted this famous French variety in the late nineties, the 2012 Tannat is only our third release under our premium White Label range.

Matured for two years using seasoned French and American oak this wine displays a robust palate of black forest fruits, quince, blue damson plum, with hints of dried figs and prunes, coupled with cedary cigar box, blueberry and rosemary characters.

Overview

We planted this famous French variety in the late nineties, the 2012 Tannat is only our third release under our premium White Label range.

Matured for two years using seasoned French and American oak this wine displays a robust palate of black forest fruits, quince, blue damson plum, with hints of dried figs and prunes, coupled with cedary cigar box, blueberry and rosemary characters.

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

Expert Reviews

So densely packed it encourages the use of a knife and fork, although the expected whack of tannins on the finish didn't materialise. Nowhere near ready to drink.

Rating 88 - Drink by 2027 - James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion (MAR/15)

Winery Tasting Notes

We planted this famous French variety in the late nineties, the 2012 Tannat is only our third release under our premium White Label range.

Aroma

This tightly structured wine displays a bouquet of black olive, Dutch liquorice and bramble complemented by hints of violets and spice.

Palate

The robust palate exhibits black forest fruits, quince, blue damson plum, with hints of dried figs and prunes, coupled with cedary cigar box, blueberry and rosemary characters.

Food Matching

If consumed early, this powerful wine will require length aeration and a rich meat or game dish.

Maturation Notes

This wine was matured for two years using seasoned French and American oak.

Medals & Trophies

Rated 4 & a Half Stars- Winestate Best of State, 2016 Annual Edition

Silver Medal - AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge - 2015

Silver Medal - International Wine Show - New Zealand - 2015

Silver Medal - New World Wine Show - 2015

Silver Medal - AWC Vienna 2016 International Wine Challenge

Silver Medal - International Wine & Spirit Competition London 2016

Bronze Medal - Royal Melbourne Show 2016

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