While Coonwarra is not the only region in Australia that has great Cabernet on offer, it is often one of Australia’s regions that is best known internationally. As it should be too, as the regional style is softly spoken fruit melded with powdery tannins. Read More
The Special Release range from the Willson family of Langhorne Creek’s Bremerton Wines offers just that. Something pretty special, particularly for the price. Vermentino is a welcome Italian variety making its home here in Australia where it suits our Summer oriented lifestyle.
The nose alone breathes fun! Orange zest and blossom, nuts and apricot wafts up from the glass and ensnares your senses. Fresh acid punctuates the citrus nerve and drives the finish long in the mouth. Crisp, cool, clean and long.
As with many Italian varieties, this is a versatile wine that delivers silky texturised fruit mid palate and drinks well with a wide range of food – seafood, chicken, spices. However, it certainly does not need food to shine.
Quickie review « Summer, sand and friends in a bottle of pretty, zesty fruit.»
Country of Origin: Australia Date: August 8, 2015 Price: $24 Drink: now Needs food: no Source: tasting
The second winery in the Greek Wine spotlight is the family estate Dougos Winery….
Dougos Winery is based in the Thessalia region in Central Greece on the north-east slopes of Mount Olympus. In mythology, twelve gods called the 2.9 km mountain home. It is viticulturally significant too. Homer mentioned wines from this region in the Iliad. Read More