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TarraWarra Estate
TarraWarra Estate
TarraWarra Estate
TarraWarra Estate




“The beautiful TarraWarra Estate property is internationally recognised as a notable Yarra Valley destination, rooted by the estate’s respect for sustainability and provenance.”

TarraWarra Estate
TarraWarra Estate

TarraWarra Estate

TarraWarra Estate

With the vision of creating something beautiful for others to enjoy, founders Marc and Eva Besen first planted ten acres of vines on TarraWarra Estate in 1983, which was the beginning of something undeniably special. Forty years on, the twenty-six hectares of vines sits on prime Yarra Valley farmland, defined by heritage and a deep sense of place.

TarraWarra Estate is best known for exceptional pinot noir and chardonnay, alongside other single block heritage varietals and estate blends. These wines express the unique terroir of the TarraWarra Estate site, which is comprised of twenty-four individual blocks and planted with carefully selected clones, each of which contributes distinctive characteristics to the wines. All wines are meticulously grown, hand-picked, vinified and aged on the estate. Eleven varieties are grown across the Estate, including chardonnay, pinot noir, shiraz and merlot, along with small volumes of barbera, nebbiolo, marsanne, roussanne and viognier.

The beautiful TarraWarra Estate property is internationally recognised as a notable Yarra Valley destination, rooted by the estate’s respect for sustainability and provenance. The subterranean cellar door and deck shaded by native pepper berry trees offers a remarkable tasting experience, while head chef at the TarraWarra restaurant, Joel Alderdice, crafts a menu influenced by the kitchen garden and locally grown produce. The restaurant has been awarded a Chef’s Hat by The Age Good Food Guide for the last four years, a testament to the passion and pursuit of flavour of the kitchen team.

Make a visit to this stunning winery and spend the day surrounded by native bushland and waterways. If you can’t make the trip, TarraWarra Estate’s wines are available to purchase online. Join the Cellar Club Quarterly wine club to discover everything the winery has to offer through special wine packages delivered four times a year, alongside discounts and free shipping.


Tasting Notes

2018 Reserve Chardonnay
⇐ 2019 Reserve Chardonnay

With seasonal citrus fruits, cashews and white flowers on the nose, this wine epitomises the TarraWarra chardonnay, racked directly to barrel after whole-bunch pressing. The palate harmonises finesse, length and creamy texture, while the acid line cuts through with a persistent and long finish. Suitable to drink now or cellar for ten or more years.

2018 Estate Pinot Noir
⇐ 2021 Estate Pinot Noir

Made similarly to the reserve wine, the estate pinot noir is produced from a varying range of fruit parcels and barrel combinations. Vibrancy and opulence define the 2018 wines, and this wine is no exception, with notes of lifted raspberry supported by hints of earthiness and subtle oak to create a sensational scent. Full fruits with fine long tannins combine on the palate.

2018 Rousanne Marsanne Viognier
⇐ 2021 Rousanne Marsanne Viognier

This wine is the combination of three Rhone Valley white varieties, all of which have performed splendidly across just a modest area of the estate, producing a honeysuckle aroma, fine acidity, lovely texture and length. The result is a savoury wine that can be enjoyed with a range of food.

2021 Estate Chardonnay
⇐ 2021 Estate Chardonnay​

TarraWarra Estate’s Chardonnay is very restrained and has a complex nose of white peach, stone fruit and nutes with gentle minerality. It has an elegant citrus flavour profile with a creamy texture and racy acid finish.

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Getting There
311 Healesville-Yarra Glen Road
Yarra Glen

Contact Details
Mobile: 03 5957 3510
Email: restaurant@tarrawarra.com.au
Website: www.tarrawarra.com.au

Cellar Door
Open 11:00am–5:00pm Tuesday to Sunday

Modern Australian
Open 11:00am–5:00pm Wednesday to Sunday
Lunch: 12:00pm–3:00pm

Weddings & Functions
60 seated and 80 cocktail


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