Top 100 wines of Tasmanie

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

Discovering the wine region of Tasmanie

Tasmania is the island state of the island continent and the southernmost state of Australia. It Lies 240 kilometres (150 miles) off the coast of Grape/victoria">Victoria">Victoria, across Bass Strait - a relatively shallow channel that separates the Great Australian Bight from the Tasman Sea. As in the Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula, across Bass Strait in Victoria, the main grape varieties are Pinot noir and Chardonnay, and all three regions are renowned for their Sparkling wines. In general, however, Tasmania's choice of grape varieties is closer to New Zealand's than Australia's, reflecting the cool maritime Climate.

Sauvignon Blanc is increasing year on year, as are Riesling and Pinot Gris. Tasmania's red varieties, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc and Merlot, remain essentially static, lagging far behind the others. Virtually no Shiraz is grown, which further accentuates the differences between Tasmania and the rest of Australia. Situated between the southern latitudes of 40 and 44 degrees (the roaring forties), Tasmania lies in a vast expanse of ocean that stretches for several thousand kilometres and is only briefly interrupted to the east by the islands of New Zealand.

Discover the grape variety: Pinot noir

Pinot noir is an important red grape variety in Burgundy and Champagne, and its reputation is well known! Great wines such as the Domaine de la Romanée Conti elaborate their wines from this famous grape variety, and make it a great variety. When properly vinified, pinot noit produces red wines of great finesse, with a wide range of aromas depending on its advancement (fruit, undergrowth, leather). it is also the only red grape variety authorized in Alsace. Pinot Noir is not easily cultivated beyond our borders, although it has enjoyed some success in Oregon, the United States, Australia and New Zealand.

Food and wine pairing with a wine of Tasmanie

wines from the region of Tasmanie go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of shepherd's pie (potatoes, beef, carrots, bacon), veal roast casserole or rabbit with onions and mustard.

Organoleptic analysis of wine of Tasmanie

On the nose in the region of Tasmanie often reveals types of flavors of earth, citrus fruit or black currant and sometimes also flavors of jam, tobacco or blueberry. In the mouth in the region of Tasmanie is a powerful with a nice freshness.

News from the vineyard of Tasmanie

Geographical denomination: The first step towards the notion of terroir – Focus Bourgogne

We created this photomontage, to show you the landscapes and the different characteristics of the 14 geographical denominations of the Bourgogne appellation: Wine colors, grape varieties, soil specificities, surface area and production. You’ll become an expert on the Bourgogne appellation! Our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BourgogneWines​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BourgogneWines/​​ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vinsdebourgogne/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/comp ...

Walls: Tasting five vintages of Domaine Gonon St-Joseph

As a wine critic, witnessing a relatively unknown estate rise up and receive the recognition it deserves can be a bittersweet feeling. From a purely selfish point of view, you watch the prices rise inexorably so you can no longer afford to drink wines from that estate as often as you once did. But primarily you’re delighted for the owners and for those who have discovered their wines. Scroll down for Matt Walls’ tasting notes and scores for five vintages of Domaine Gonon St-Joseph {"c ...

Hermitage 2020: report and top-scoring wines

This is a remarkably classic vintage for Hermitage given the hot, dry conditions. The reds have impressive tannic weight and texture, balanced acidity and a good sense of freshness. Scroll down for tasting notes and scores for the top-scoring Hermitage 2020 wines {"content":"PHA+VGhlIHdoaXRlcyBhcmUgYSBmbG9yYWwsIG1pbmVyYWwgZXhwcmVzc2lvbiBvZiBIZXJtaXRhZ2UsIHdpdGggbGVzcyBvZiB0aGUgcmljaG5lc3MgYW5kIG9wdWxlbmNlIG9mIHJlY2VudCB2aW50YWdlcy48L3A+CjxwPiYjODIxNjtJdOKAmXMgbGlrZSB0aGUgdmluZXMgY ...