Top 100 natural sweet wines of Australie du Sud

Discover the top 100 best natural sweet wines of Australie du Sud as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the natural sweet wines that are popular of Australie du Sud and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Australie du Sud

SouthAustralia is one of Australia's six states, located (as the name suggests) in the south of the vast island continent. It's the engine room of the Australian wine industry, responsible for about half of the country's total production each year. But there's more to the region than quantity - countless high-quality wines are produced here, most from the region's signature Grape, Shiraz. These include such fine, collectible wines as Penfolds Grange, Henschke Hill of Grace, Torbreck The Laird and d'Arenberg The Dead Arm.

South Australia's wine portfolio is heavily weighted towards Powerful red wines, most of which are made from Shiraz. Another grape variety that thrives here is Cabernet Sauvignon, the best examples of which come from the Limestone Coast in the far south-east of the state (notably Coonawarra, Padthaway and Robe). Grenache has also proved well suited to the South Australian Climate and winemaking style, particularly when combined with Shiraz and Mourvedre (also known as Mataro in Australia) to create the classic Australian GSM blend. European varieties as diverse as Tempranillo, Nebbiolo, Montepulciano and Petit Verdot are also present in South Australian vineyards, but only in small quantities.

Discover the grape variety: Tinto cão

- Origin : Most certainly from the north of Portugal, it is a very old grape variety, present for a very long time in the Douro Valley where it is very often associated with other grape varieties to produce the famous Port. It can also be found in the United States (California, etc.), Australia, Spain, Mexico, etc.

Food and wine pairing with a natural sweet wine of Australie du Sud

natural sweet wines from the region of Australie du Sud go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or spicy food such as recipes of roast beef in a crust, lamb tagine with artichokes and dried tomatoes or pork gyros.

Organoleptic analysis of natural sweet wine of Australie du Sud

On the nose in the region of Australie du Sud often reveals types of flavors of oaky, butter or almonds and sometimes also flavors of cheese, hazelnut or vegetal.

News from the vineyard of Australie du Sud

Resolution in Valencian wine region border conflict

‘Por fin se ha hecho justicia.’ (Finally, justice has been served) This strongly-worded statement was made by the Denomination of Origin Utiel-Requena in Spain’s Autonomous Region of Valencia as part of a press announcement in July. It refers to a Spanish Supreme Court ruling that was fully ratified at the end of September, closing a decade-long conflict between the region’s three DOs that pitted Valencia against Utiel-Requena and Alicante. The latter two had demanded that grapes fro ...

Andrew Jefford: ‘Arresting and generous, but without vulgarity or excess’

Layers of colour in the sky before me: indigo, peach, salmon. In the rear-view mirror, the gold was catching fire. As I drove down through the lonely, Mistral-chilled vines of Babeau-Bouldoux towards nearby St-Chinian, I was thinking about what Christine Deleuze of Clos Bagatelle had just said. ‘When you came to visit 10 years ago,’ she reminded me, ‘you said we needed to wait another decade for a market breakthrough. Today you’ve said we need to wait another decade or two. So when, exactly, wil ...

Wine trends: expert insights on what’s hot and what’s next – a Wine Access webinar

Wine might have a centuries-long history, but its ever-changing trends still keep us on our toes. Decanter in partnership with Wine Access will discuss what’s en vogue and what’s next in the world of wine in a live webinar discussion on Wednesday, 4 May at 7pm ET/4pm PST/12 BST. Hosted by by  Vanessa Conlin MW, head of wine at wine club & wine retailer Wine Access, this lineup boasts expertise in every aspect of the industry, from growing to winemaking to sales and fine dining. It includes s ...