Pirramimma `French Oak` Chardonnay 2015 (12 x 750mL), SA.

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. Liquor licence LIQP770010049

RRP $25

$17.99 per Bottle
$215.88 per case


The moderate summer and temperate autumn were ideal for producing quality Chardonnay fruit.

We selected fruit from our Homestead and Johnston Road blocks, plus four generation growers on McMurtrie Road and Badgers Road near Kuitpo in the Adelaide Hills. The cool climate Adelaide Hills Fruit complemented the richer McLaren Vale component. Each vineyard was picked at differing Baume levels to guarantee a spectrum of flavours.

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South Australia

Winery Tasting Notes


The complex nose displays nutty smoky oak, melon, peach and citrus aromas, with a hint of apple.


The palate delivers peacharine, grapefruit, smoky almond, rockmelon and tinges of mandarin and cashew. A multifaceted, textured wine with fruit, oak and natural acidity in harmony, finishing with great length of flavour.

Cellaring Potential

Approachable now or will reward short term cellaring.

Medals & Trophies

Gold Medal AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2016

Silver Medal - NZ International Wine Show 2015

Silver Medal - International Wine & Spirit Competition London 2016

Bronze Medal - New World Wine Awards NZ 2016

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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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