Having tasted a lot of rosés lately, it’s impressed me how different most of the southern French styles are from the Australians.
La Grande Tour Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2015, Pays D’Oc, NZD $16.95
Château Rieussec Sauternes 2011, France, NZD $87.50
Arrogant Frog Ribet Pink Syrah Rosé Pays d’Oc 2016, Languedoc, France AUD $10
David Bicknell of Oakridge has fired a shot at the French use of terroir as a marketing tool.
Montsablé IGP Pays D’Oc Chardonnay 2016, France, NZD $19.95
Where did Australia’s signature grape, shiraz, come from?
Chaptalisation is the name given to sugar addition to grape juice or must before and/or during fermentation.
Continuing this successful series of monthly wine tastings, I now move offshore.
Mirabeau Côtes de Provence Rosé 2015, France, AUD $19