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2017 Pirathon Black Shiraz

Barossa ValleyRed

$ 49.00 AUD


The Pirathon Black Shiraz was introduced to Pirathon's range in 2016 as a premium reserve wine.Grape lots were carefully selected from the 2017 intake and aged in French and American Oak barrels with no compromise on quality.The resulting wine is finely balanced but bold and full bodied with juicy dark fruits dominating.The Pirathon Black Shiraz is for those with a love for Shiraz who want something refined and bold to appreciate the finer details of the wine. The top grapes are picked and reserved for this truly delectable wine which makes it a cut above the typical Shiraz that will certainly make a statement.

Region - Barossa Valley

Type - Red

Year - 2017

Winery - Pirathon

Grape - Shiraz/Syrah

Volume - Standard - 750ml

About the wine

Tasting notes

Dark garnet with crimson huesFragrant and enticing with layers of cloves, espresso and warm spice, opening to rich black fruits with notes of plum pudding and red leather.There is no hiding the origin of this wine. Style wise its big, rich and flavoursome. The complex flavours of blood plums, cherry cola and smoked meats with the black olive and liquorice notes typically seen in the Northern Barossa Valley. Oak adds sweetness and a supple texture to the ripe fruit tannins. A wine that can be enjoyed in its youth or cellared carefully to be appreciated over many years.

Wine descriptors

For the Cellar, Captivating and Complex, Juicy and Fruity, Totally Smashable, Smooth and Seductive, Something Special

Fruit aromas & flavour

Cherries, Dark Berries, Plum

Other aromas & flavour

Chocolate, Earth, Meaty, Oak, Spices

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Red Meat







Spicy Foods

Cured Meats


The Grape

Shiraz or Syrah

Shiraz, or Syrah, is one of the most loved, rich and powerful red wine varieties made famous for its mineral and structured expressions from the Rhône in France and the rich and decadent fruity expressions from the Barossa Valley in Australia. Full bodied, rich in antioxidants and generously fruity, Shiraz sits proudly on the table for those that like their wine big and bold. Think violets, blackberries, plum, chocolate, pepper, black olive, liquorice, rosemary, tobacco and spice...i'm thirsty already!