Wine Wirra Wirra, Catapult Shiraz Viognier 2007
Bright crimson color.
Perfectly balanced, velvety Shiraz Viognier Katapalt 2007 fascinates fresh tones of blackberries and raspberries, which are intertwined with spicy hints of cinnamon, anise, vanilla, as well as light nuances of beans. In the long aftertaste appear soft, elegant tannins.
Lively and bright aroma shows notes of dark fruits and berries, dominated by blueberries and Boysen Berry. After aeration appear shades of dried cherries, tamarillo and fresh beet juice.
The wine is excellent with dishes from red meat such as lamb chops, accompanied by cucumber and mint salad, steak, steaks, game under the spicy sauce, poultry and hard cheeses.
Perfectly Katapalt Shiraz Viognier its unusual name to the Trotttu Greg, who was fond of constructing various devices and wanted to recreate a formidable weapon of the Middle Ages - a catapult. According to Greg, he needed a catapult to bombard a bottle of wine winery competitors in the neighborhood. But did not realize his dream into reality, he created a new wine Catapult Shiraz Viognier. This superb wine is filled with tempting fruit and berry notes Shiraz Viognier and spicy tones, and a special piquancy to give him notes of coffee and smoky oak.
Try elegant Shiraz Viognier Katapalt 2007, which is within 18 months aged in barrels of French (60%) and American (40%) oak. Thanks to its excellent balance and a strong tannin-based wine will continue to grow until 2013.
The company was founded Wirra Wirra Strengveyzom Robert Wigley in 1894. At age 30, his parents, whom he gives a lot of anxiety eccentricities sent him away in the Australian outback, where the vigorous energy of Robert found, at last, a useful application. It was in 1894, he broke the vineyards in McLaren Vale, ambush them excellent vines, built a winery and in 1987 made his first wine. At first winery Wirra Wirra flourished, producing high-quality wines, which were exported to England until 1925. However, after the death of Robert Wigley winery in 1924 and declined only in 1969 under the watchful guidance of Greg Trott and his cousin Roger, the winery has been restored. From this point on the company's business went up the hill again, and eventually elegant and complex wines Verra Verra become available worldwide.
Today, the company owns 100 hectares of vineyards, not only in McLaren Vale, but in the Clare Valley, Coonawarra and Adelaide Hills, making its wines a variety of styles. Mediterranean climate and diversity of soil region provides the unique ability to produce a rich, complex and long-lived wines from classic grape varieties, the most famous of which is Shiraz. It is worth noting that in 2005 the winery Verra Verra was converted using the most modern technologies, so quality of the wines has reached a new, higher level.