Pirramimma `Vineyard Select` GSM 2013 (12 x 750mL), McLaren Vale, SA.

Description:

The cooler summer and autumn vintage conditions guaranteed slow ripening and distinctive varietal characters of this 2013 Grenache Shiraz Mataro. We selected the best parcels of Grenache from our "Prisoner of War" block, the Shiraz from our "Katunga" vineyard and the Mataro from the "War Horse" site.

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The cooler summer and autumn vintage conditions guaranteed slow ripening and distinctive varietal characters of this 2013 Grenache Shiraz Mataro. We selected the best parcels of Grenache from our "Prisoner of War" block, the Shiraz from our "Katunga" vineyard and the Mataro from the "War Horse" site.

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

Winery Tasting Notes

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Aroma

The wine exhibits aromas of blackbery, raspberry, spicy plum and toffee apple, with hints of pomegranate and pepper.

Palate

On the palate this rich intense wine display spicy mulberry, ripe black cherry, Christmas pudding and chocolate notes, complemented by a seam of blueberry and star anise. A beautifully balanced wine, with fruit, subtle oak and tannin in harmony.

Cellaring

Drink now or until 2020 under the right cellaring condition.

Medals & Trophies

Silver Medal - 2017 International Wine Show - New Zealand

Gold Medal - 2017 AWC-VIENNA

Gold Medal - 2017 International Wine Challenge

Gold Medal - NZ New World Wine Awards 20112

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.

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Other Information

  • 2013 vintage
  • 12 x 750mL units
  • SA - McLaren Vale, South Australia
  • Cork closure
  • 14.8% alc.
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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