Beverage - Introduction to five Australia’s cool climate wines
Australia’s wines are not commonly known for refined and subtle tastes. What it is usually associated with is the bold and charismatic notes, just as it’s signature, bold Shiraz with sound cherry and herbaceous eucalyptus notes. However, as a country, Australia features numerous microclimates and landscapes, ranging from vast deserts to high-altitude mountain ranges to pristine shorelines. These landscapes make up 65 distinct wine regions accounting for the diversity that is found in Australian wine. Some of today’s most exciting wines are coming from the cool, temperate southeast, specifically the southeast coast of New South Wales, the lower half of Victoria, and the island of Tasmania’.
What Vinepair turns our heads towards, is the less known, but quite rewarding examples of Pinot Nori, Rieslings, Chardonnay and even Pinit Grigio, from the 4 low key growing regions - Tasmania, Macedon Ranges, Geelong, Mornington Peninsula and the old good Yarra trying to prove you can teach old dogs new tricks. So if you got intrigued - read the full article