Pirramimma `Katunga` Shiraz 2015 (12 x 750mL), McLaren Vale, SA.


The fruit for this wine was harvested during the night to get the excellent parcel of Shiraz and tiny portion of ripe Viognier at optimum flavours. Both varieties are co-fermented on skins for 8 days to extract colour, fragrance and varietal characters.

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Pirramimma `Katunga` Shiraz 2015 (12 x 750mL), McLaren Vale, SA.

Lot No: 0011-2463633 Quantity: 1
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The fruit for this wine was harvested during the night to get the excellent parcel of Shiraz and tiny portion of ripe Viognier at optimum flavours. Both varieties are co-fermented on skins for 8 days to extract colour, fragrance and varietal characters.

SA - McLaren Vale
South Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

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Black/purple in colour.


This powerful & exotic wine displays an aroma of violets, liquorice, black plum, purple rose, lilly pilly and hints of vanillan oak, complemented by lifted apricot notes.


The palate exhibits red currant, blueberry, cranberry and sweet apricot flavours with hints of black briary fruits & white pepper, all enhanced by firm tannins, subtle nutty cedary oak & a long savoury finish.

Food Matching

Enjoy with rosemary lamb, sliced duck breast, Mongolian lamb or wagyu beef.

Cellaring Potential

Approachable now or cellar up to 10 years.

Winery Profile

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5-Star Winery - James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion 2011 Edition

In 1892 Alexander Campbell Johnston planted the first small vine cuttings on his newly purchased 97 hectare property in McLaren Vale, South Australia. Alexander settled with his family on the property and proudly named it ‘Pirramimma’, an Aboriginal phrase meaning ‘the moon and the stars’. More than 115 years and three generations later the Johnston Family still operates one of Australia’s oldest and proudest family owned and run wineries - Pirramimma. Making wines that range from the traditional to the innovative, Pirramimma is pure McLaren Vale. As one of the original landholders in the region the family is committed to its home and the regionally unique wines they produce.

Geoff Johnston, Grandson of Alexander, is the modern custodian of the family heritage. The Johnston family have grown the property from 97 hectares in 1892 to 250 hectares today. The family philosophy is to produce wines from estate grown grapes, ensuring the highest quality standards are met and the unique regional characters are displayed.

2011 Trophy Winner at International Wine and Spirit Competition (London, UK)

The 2007 Pirramimma ACJ has won the coveted Glenelly Trophy for Best Blended Red Wine at the prestigious 2011 International Wine and Spirit Competition. The wine a unique blend of Shiraz, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Sauvignon has won this fantastic award above all other blended wines from across the globe. Named in honour of Pirramimma founder Alexander Campbell Johnston, the 2007 ACJ is only the second release of this limited production wine, the first being the Gold Medal winning 2004 vintage. Only produced if varietal parcels display outstanding character, the barrel select 2007 ACJ was limited to 500 dozen.

"With 120 years of winemaking history, it is a great achievement from the team to win any Trophy in such a competitive industry, but to win a major Trophy at one of the Worlds most important Wine Competitions is a tremendous result for McLaren Vale and Pirramimma" Geoff said.

"Best Fortified Wine" at 2017 AWC- Vienna- Trophy Winner- Pirramimma Digby.

" Best Red Wine of the Year" 2013 Ironstone Petit Verdot McLaren Vale, 95 Points- 2016 AWC Vienna, 95 points- 2016 James Halliday

View Pirramimma website

Other Information

  • 2015 vintage
  • 12 x 750mL units
  • SA - McLaren Vale, South Australia
  • Screwcap closure
Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. GraysOnline liquor licence LIQP770010049

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