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  • Meta: An abstraction from a well-known concept Handpicked, wild yeast, 85% whole bunch, unfined and unfiltered Fruit source: Bethany 75 year-old vines and Marananga 90 year-old vines Only 295 dozen produced "... The evidence takes a quantum leap with this lovely wine, a supple and smooth stream of red fruits. A lovely wines that will go anywhere and everywhere, needing nothing other than a couple glasses with a couple of friends." JAMES HALLIDAY, August 2019 Built with freshness and vibrancy in mind, this leaps with wild strawberries and red licorice with undercurrents of Grenache’s signature sweet boiled candy generosity all elevated by an invigorating menthol lift. There’s a spritz, a chew and an exceptional juiced-up drinkability.
  • 2018 Meta Mataro Meta: An abstraction from a well-known concept Handpicked, wild yeast, 26% whole bunch, unfined and unfiltered Fruit source: Moppa, Vine Vale, and Bethany Only 2500 bottles produced  
  • The family Grenache block on Thiele Road in Bethany remains one of Jason's favourite blocks. The Thiele Road Grenache was the second wine made by Jason Schwarz and celebrates his love of this diverse variety. The gnarled, old vines were planted in 1941 and they produce fantastic fruit. Variety: 100% Grenache Vintage: 2017 Region: Barossa Valley Alcohol: 14.3% Production: 280 dozen Bottled: September 2018 Download Tasting Note "This is the family's Grenache vineyard, planted in'41. It was fermented with wild yeast and whole bunches, basket-pressed and not filtered. This does show up as a faint haze, but in no way detracts from this classic rendition of a fine and elegant Barossa Valley Grenache." JAMES HALLIDAY, August 2019
  • The Nitschke Road Shiraz block was planted by my mother and father in 1968 in Bethany near the base of the Eastern Barossa Range. The vineyard is still pruned and picked by hand and the soils of loam over brown and red clays results in a wine of considerable concentration and drive. Rich, opulent fruit is the reoccurring theme with this vineyard and it always seems to show great balance and texture year in, year out. The Nitschke Block Shiraz was the first wine made by Jason Schwarz back in 2001. Variety: 100% Shiraz Vintage: 2017 Region: Barossa Valley Alcohol: 14.2 % Production: 516 dozen Bottled: September 2018 "From the family vineyard planted in '68 by Jason Schwarz's parents, and has been tended by the family ever since. Dry-grown with intense fruit, the wine was fermented wild with whole bunches. It is profoundly rich and plush, black fruits conducting the bouquet and palate, and while it continues its sumptuous theme, it's not OTT, nor extractive in any way." JAMES HALLIDAY, August 2019
  • Varieties: 100% Chenin Blanc Vineyards: Light Pass (planted 1975) Alcohol: 11.5% Production: 249 dozen bottled 31 July 2018 Yeast: Wild Oak: Old French Oak Opens out to notes of white pepper, light spice and pine needle dusted over green melon fruits, lime and cucumber freshness. The palate is full of sherbet freshness, a squeeze of lemon juice and tangy, just-ripe pineapple with a coating of fleshy, pithy fruits. DOWNLOAD NOTE
  • Varieties: 55% Grenache/45% Mataro Vineyards:  Bethany (Grenache,planted '69)  Light Pass (Mataro, planted '74) Alcohol: 13% Production: 789 dozen bottled 1 August 2018 Oak: 15% old French oak Equal parts complexity and easy, breezy savoury drinkability. Immediately it’s about the red florals, soft ripe strawberries and a hint of rosewater. This is a rose framed with the spicy character of the Mataro but washes over the palate with red delicious apples and a crunch of red capsicum REVIEWS Gary Walsh, The Wine Front – 94 points Q Wine Reviews – 93 points Sam Kim, Wine Orbit – 93 points DOWNLOAD NOTE
  • The 2017 Schwarz GSM is a blend of Grenache, Shiraz and Mataro that perfectly showcases the Barossa's most popular red varieties. Vintage: 2017 Region: Barossa Valley Varieties: Grenache 50% Shiraz 37% Mataro 13% Vineyards: Bethany, Stockwell, Moppa, Marananga, Hallett Valley, Light Pass and Vine Vale Alcohol: 14% Production: 1444 dozen Bottled: September 2018 "From 'diverse pockets' in the region. A sturdy blend with the dual advantage of 14% oak and the '17 vintage, both given the Barossa Valley treatment that gives way to no-one." JAMES HALLIDAY, August 2019
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    The 2017 Schwarz Wine Co Shiraz is loosely modelled off the great Rhone reds which are as much about the spice and the structure as they are the generosity of the fruit. It opens from earthy terracotta tones and cured pork to red plums and fresh red cherries. It’s shaped with nicely poised, bright acidity and a chewy pliable tannin structure. Vintage: 2017 Region: Barossa Valley Vineyards: Vine Vale, Bethany, Moppa, Marananga, Stonewell, Hallett Valley, Eden Valley and Light Pass Alcohol: 13.9% Production: 1501 dozen Bottled: 7 September 2018
  • Schwarz Wine Co. Nitschke Block Shiraz
    We have made a limited number of  Nitschke Block Shiraz Magnums available. The magnums come in a wooden box and make a fantastic gift. The Nitschke Road Shiraz block was planted by my mother and father in 1968 in Bethany near the base of the Eastern Barossa Range. The vineyard is still pruned and picked by hand and the soils of loam over brown and red clays results in a wine of considerable concentration and drive. Rich, opulent fruit is the reoccurring theme with this vineyard and it always seems to show great balance and texture year in, year out. The Nitschke Block Shiraz was the first wine from Schwarz Wine Co back in 2001. Note: Current vintage (2017 as at October 2018) will be supplied. If you are interested in back vintages, please email me and I will let you know what I have available.  
  • Schwarz Wine Co. Schiller Shiraz
    We have made a limited number of the The Schiller Shiraz Magnums available. The magnums come in a wooden box and make a fantastic gift. The Schiller Shiraz is a wine not only rich in flavour but rich in history too. The fruit sourced for this wine comes from the sixth-generation Schiller Family vineyard at Hallett Valley in the Barossa. After a last-minute reprieve from the bulldozers, the 400 Shiraz vines planted by Carl August Otto Schiller in 1881 are something to be treasured. Note: Current vintage (2016 as at October 2018) will be supplied. If you are interested in back vintages, please email me and I will let you know what I have available.