Award-winning Tasmanian sparkling from the Tamar Valley
Australia's Most Awarded NV Sparkling Wine
Pirie is one of Tasmania’s great original producers of premium sparkling wine. Founded by a viticulturist who took a chance on the uncharted sparkling territory of our island, Pirie embodies all that world-class, cool-climate Tasmanian wine has to offer. Made in the traditional method with grapes from our Tamar Valley vineyard, Northern Tasmania is now widely recognised for the quality of sparkling wine produced in the true cool-climate of 41-42 degrees south.
Australia’s most awarded non-vintage sparkling wine, Pirie is the ‘brother brand’ of Tamar Ridge bearing somewhat of an elusive story: our vintages are few and far between, with our commitment to quality ensuring only the best sparkling wine is produced.
For us, well that just means we’ve learned to covet scarcity. And when you’re a perfectionist by nature you can only make so much of a good thing – a really good thing.
Pirie Sparkling Non Vintage
Made in the traditional method with grapes from our Tamar Valley vineyard, Pirie is the perfect embodiment of premium Tasmanian sparkling, and our vintages are few and far between.
“55% Chardonnay, 45% Pinot Noir, 10% of the base wine fermented and matured in French barriques, 18 months on lees pre-disgorgement. Smart wine, good balance of citrus and white stone fruit.” 92 Points – James Halliday, Halliday Wine Companion
Pirie Sparkling Vintage 2018
Producing Pirie is an art in itself. There’s meticulous planning and patience required, and even then it takes crossed fingers in the hope of the ideal conditions. With a little luck, we hand-pick the cool climate grapes, produce a select number of bottles, and then store them away for at least two years.
The most recent release of our multi-awarded Pirie Sparkling Vintage shines with notes of lemon biscuit and granny smith apple.
Pirie Sparkling Rosé 2017
The secret is not to rush things and to be particularly picky. But when it’s time to set it free, those bubbles are well worth the wait.
You can ask the wine critics…or, better still, try it for yourself.
Made from 100% Pinot Noir grapes, with 3.5 years on lees. The latest vintage of this delectable Rosé tastes like strawberries and cream in a bottle; the perfect pairing for a sweet summer parfait, or cured salmon on toast.