This blog celebrates Australian wines that are produced from alternative, emerging or rare grape varieties, hopefully piquing interest and inspiring people to broaden their palate and enjoy some of our more esoteric, commercially made libations.
Reviews of wines from boutique producers, of avant-garde blends, of mainstream varieties grown in atypical regions or of organic/biodynamic, natural and small batch wines are posted also.
A cool new label reflecting Redbank's King Valley collection. If any wine could perk you up on a Sunday morning, look no further than this invigorating, off-dry Pinot Gris sourced from family owned high-altitude vineyards. Clear pale yellow hues with
There are fragrant, fresh aromatics of lime, rose petal
perfume, spiced apple and biscuit.
A chalky mineral base and clean acidity add balance to the Nashi pear, lime
pith, spice and lychee flavoured palate. Light to medium in weight. A soft creamy textural mid-palate and a dry musky finish. Clean, focused flavours. Good line and length.
This is a subtle, elegant and enjoyable expression of a cool climate Pinot Gris worthy of indulgence before the sun is over the yardarm !