Top 100 sparkling wines of Granite Belt

Discover the top 100 best sparkling wines of Granite Belt of Granite Belt as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the sparkling wines that are popular of Granite Belt and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Granite Belt

The wine region of Granite Belt is located in the region of Queensland of Australia. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Bent Road or the Domaine Mount Tamborine produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Granite Belt are Cabernet-Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Viognier, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Granite Belt often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or oak and sometimes also flavors of spices, black fruit or microbio.

In the mouth of Granite Belt is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 35 estates and châteaux in the of Granite Belt, producing 217 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Granite Belt go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or pork.

News from the vineyard of Granite Belt

Soave producer Pieropan to unveil underground winery

Celebrated Soave producer Pieropan is due to unveil its new winery in April 2022. Dubbed ‘Leonildo Pieropan‘ after the estate’s pioneering late owner, the winery is considered groundbreaking for its eco credentials and use of materials – and is largely hidden under a hill, with just the frontage visible. Pieropan’s project began in 2015, when the family realised they had outgrown the existing winery in the centre of Soave town, and subsequently acquired a site in th ...

Walls: Get to know the 20 lieux-dits of Hermitage

Not so long ago, most Hermitage was a blend of different vineyards from across the hill. However, since the 1990s we’ve seen an increasing range of single-vineyard wines being made. Getting a handle on the most important sites will help guide you to a style you enjoy, and even if you prefer blended wines, becoming familiar with the individual Hermitage lieux-dits will enrich your drinking experience. Scroll down to see Matt Walls’ tasting notes and scores for seven wines from Hermitage lie ...

Andrew Jefford: ‘Perhaps they think “drinkers like oak”. Really?’

An electronic dart was tossed at us recently by Decanter reader Tim Frances from Kent. It landed on the screen of our magazine editor Amy Wislocki; Amy lobbed it across the virtual room to me, suggesting a column-length reply. ‘Here’s a poser,’ Tim began. ‘How do your experts grade a wine that they find intellectually well made, but that they truly madly deeply dislike? I’ve tasted wines I can admire dispassionately, but would stab my feet with forks rather than drink them. Must be a conundrum f ...