Pirathon is an ancient word for pinnacle and we believe Shiraz is the pinnacle grape of
the Barossa and that the north-western Barossa is the pinnacle sub-appellation for Shiraz.
Pirathon Shiraz is a full bodied wine encompassing the great flavour, texture and structure
of the north-western Barossa. Higher altitude, gullies, hills, slopes, and undulations
provide different topographies, microclimates and individualistic parcels of grapes with
unique flavours and characters from their own site.
Grapes for Pirathon are grown by dedicated high quality growers in the Greenock, Moppa,
Belvedere, Stonewell, Seppeltsfield, Koonunga and Ebenezer districts of the north-western Barossa.
Many of these growers' families have been growing grapes here for generations.
The grapes for Pirathon Shiraz are traditionally handcrafted in open top fermenters and basket
pressed before maturing in barrel. Each vineyard adds its own exclusive dimension to Pirathon
Shiraz and combined they produce the ultimate blend.
Pirathon Shiraz showcases and celebrates the pinnacle north-western Barossa region and pinnacle
Barossa grape with a complex and distinguished wine.
Winemaker: Troy Kalleske
Vineyard: De Fazio, Elson, Kalleske, Materne, Milhinch, Pfeiffer, Wendt, Westlake
Winery: Troy, Tony, Stephen