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Halliday Wine Companion 2022

2 August, 2021

Tarrawatta’s inaugural Shiraz and Grenache immediately secure its place among the who’s who of the Barossa, making this one of the most exciting newcomers this year. Devoted exclusively to red wines, fruit is currently sourced entirely from the estate Ambervale vineyard in the northern Eden Valley. First planted in the mid 1800s, today the site boasts mostly dry-grown shiraz, cabernet sauvignon...

REVIEW FROM TYSON STELZER, HALLIDAY COMPANION – MAY 2021

13 May, 2021

2018 Tarrawatta Ambervale Shiraz, 95 points. First release. Hand-picked fruit from vines in Moculta, planted 1968. Wild fermented, basket pressed then matured 23 months in new and seasoned French oak hogsheads. Impressive hue of deep, vibrant purple, heralding an all-new Barossa shiraz of presence and distinction. Ticking all the boxes of impact of black fruits,...

REVIEW FROM JEB DUNNUCK, MARCH 2021

7 April, 2021

2018 Tarrawatta Godswalk, 96 points. The flagship 2018 Godswalk is a selection of the best barrels and in 2018 is two-thirds Shiraz and one-third Cabernet Sauvignon. Beautiful jammy blackberries and hints of blueberries as well as tobacco, cedary herbs, and chocolate emerge from the glass, and it’s full-bodied, with layered, seamless texture, sweet tannins, and...

REVIEW FROM JAMES SUCKLING, DECEMBER 2020

14 December, 2020

Tarrawatta Godswalk 2018, 96 points. This is rich and complex with beautifully polished tannins that give energy and form to this, otherwise juicy and fruity red. It’s full and flavorful with plenty of fruit that shows plum, walnut and floral character with some black truffle. Very long. First release. About 1,800 bottles made. A blend...

Review from Hao Shen, wine writer (November 2019)

22 October, 2020

This new project of Goldin Group (the proprietor of Chateau Le Bon Pasteur in Pomerol and Sloan Estate in Napa Valley as well) is developed by the viticulturist/general manager Nick Radford and the winemaker Craig Isbel (the owner of Izway). 2018 is the first vintage of Tarrawatta so that Nick, Craig and I could only...

FIRST VINTAGE OF GODSWALK (BARREL SELECTION) Selected As Top 20 South Australian Wines By Wine Writer Hao Shen (November 2019)

21 October, 2020

Top 20 South-Australia Wines 2019 November Special 1. Tarrawata Barrel Selection Shiraz/Cabernet 2018, Rating:95 2. Pertaringa Tipsy Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Rating 95 3. Kay Brothers Amery Vineyards Block 6 Shiraz 2018, Rating: 95 4. Katnook Estate Odyssey Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Rating:95 5. Hentley Farm Clos Otto Shiraz 2016, Rating: 95 6. Pertaringa Tipsy Hill...