Thorn-Clarke Wines


Reviews and Awards for 2006

The last few months have been really quite busy with vintage and getting the new releases underway.

We have recently been informed of some recent scores and awards that we would like to share:

Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar
88 points NV Sparkling Pinot Noir Chardonnay
88 points 2005 Sandpiper/Terra Barossa Riesling
87 points 2005 Shotfire Chardonnay
90 points 2004 Sandpiper The Blend/Terra Barossa Cuvee
91 points 2004 Sandpiper/Terra Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon
90 points 2005 Shotfire Shiraz
92 points 2004 William Randell Shiraz
91 points 10 Year Old Tawny Port

Royal Queensland Wine Show 2006
Two Trophies at the 2006 Royal Queensland Wine Show

  • The Alan Cook MBE Memorial Trophy for the best Gold Medal Winning Wine in Class
  • The Brisbane Club Trophy for the best Gold Medal Winning Wine in Class

Two trophies and top goldl 2004 Shotfire Shiraz
Silver medal 2004 Sandpiper/Terra Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon
Bronze medal 2004 William Randell Shiraz
Bronze medal 2004 Sandpiper/Terra Barossa Shiraz
Bronze medal 2005 Sandpiper/Terra Barossa Shiraz
Bronze medal 2005 Shotfire Shiraz
Bronze medal 2004 Shotfire Quartage

Thorn-Clarke receives 5 Star Winery accolade
James Halliday – Australian Wine Companion 2007

95 points – 2004 Shotfire Ridge Shiraz
94 points – 2004 Shotfire Quartage / Shotfire Cuvee
93 points – 2004 Sandpiper The Blend / Terra Barossa Cuvee
93 points – 2004 Sandpiper Merlot
92 points – 2004 Sandpiper Cabernet / Terra Barossa Cabernet
90 points – 2005 Sandpiper Chardonnay / Terra Barossa Chardonnay
89 points – 2004 Sandpiper Shiraz / Terra Barossa Shiraz
88 points – 2005 Sandpiper Riesling / Terra Barossa Riesling
86 points – 2005 Sandpiper Pinot Gris / Terra Barossa Pinot Gris

Winestate Magazine
4 1/2 Stars 2004 Sandpiper/Terra Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon
4 Stars 2004 Sandpiper/Terra Barossa Shiraz