Dawson James 2020 Chardonnay in James Halliday’s Top 100

We were delighted to be selected in James Halliday’s Top 100 for a fourth consecutive year.

In the November 18 Weekend Australian Magazine 2023 – Dawson James Chardonnay 2020 was featured in the Best Whites over $30

Dawson James Chardonnay 2020

The bouquet surges from the glass, pink and yellow grapefruit to the fore, plus a   desirable flick of funky complexity on the way through. It’s now entering its second life, with the finale years away. The savoury acidity is its staff of life.

97 points, Drink to 2040

James Halliday November 2023

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Our grapes are grown on the Meadowbank vineyard, approximately 60 kms northwest of Hobart. Its rugged topography is bounded by the fast flowing, pristine waters of the Derwent River. These grapes are used to create our unique Chardonnay and Pinot Noir single vineyard wines.