Swinney Tirra Lirra Tempranillo Cabernet Sauvignon Grenache 2016 ~ Frankland River, Western Australia
94/100 James Halliday
James Halliday’s Top Ten of New Australian Wineries 2015
James Halliday '5 Star Winery
'Top 100 Reds of 2016' ~ N#2 ~ Voted by Wine Critic Ray Jordan (previous vintage)
#6 Top Wineries of Australia 2020 ~ The Real Review
Australian Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine ~ Wines to Watch ~ Nick Ryan "...an impressive suite of wines that provide compelling evidence of real understanding of site and dedication to capturing what makes it special."
James Halliday "... Here you have an ever-turning of every red and purple fruit you could imagine"
38% Tempranillo 28% Cabernet Sauvignon 25% Grenache 9% Malbec
The Swinneys are a pair of brother-and-sister winemakers who are one of the rare new Australian wineries to have two of their wines invited onto the esteemed wine lists of The Savoy Grill in London - considered one of the best wine lists in the world.
Swinney Vineyards made its debut in Halliday’s Australian Wine Companion 2015 with a five-star rating and were ranked in the top ten of best new wineries.
The quality of the fruit produced from the Swinney vineyards has attracted significant demand from premium wine producers, but it was not until 2012 that a very small quantity of the first Swinney 'Ingénue' wines were released.
The fruit for this wine is selectively sourced from particular blocks in Swinney's Vineyards to produce wines of impressive purity, concentration, elegance, texture and a distinctive terroir.
The Swinney family have been the go-to growers for many years supplying grapes to some of the most famous wines in Western Australia. Since 2012, they have kept back some of the best parcels of fruit and produced premium wines under their own label.