Pirathon Silver Shiraz 2017

Pirathon Winemaker Adam Clay has used a mix of 5 Barossa sub-regions here (Greenock, Moppa, Belvidere, Koonunga & Ebenezer, along with American, French, Russian and Hungarian oak (20% new).

Pirathon, Silver, Shiraz, Barossa Valley, 2017

Intense raspberry, spiced plum, blackberry, dark chocolate squares, and smoky toasty coconutty oak. Into full bodied territory but manages to avoid alcohol hotness. Tight and corseted palate with spreading, fine grainy tannins. Finishes with bright lift of red fruit.

RRP: $22.50
Alc: 15%
Rating: 18.25/20 (93/100)

Wine sample courtesy of Pirathon

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