Top 100 red wines of Heathcote

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

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Discovering the wine region of Heathcote

The wine region of Heathcote is located in the region of Central Victoria of Victoria of Australia. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Wild Duck Creek Estate or the Domaine Wild Duck Creek Estate produce mainly wines red and white. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Heathcote are Cabernet franc, Malbec and Vermentino, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Heathcote often reveals types of flavors of cream, cigar or forest floor and sometimes also flavors of aniseed, pencil shavings or dried fruit.

In the mouth of Heathcote is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins. We currently count 231 estates and châteaux in the of Heathcote, producing 580 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Heathcote go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison).

Discover the grape variety: Pinot gris

Pinot Gris is a grey grape variety mutated from Pinot Noir. It has its origins in Burgundy, where it is called pinot-beurot in reference to the colour of the grey robes worn by the monks of the region. Established in Alsace since the 17th century, pinot gris was called tokay until 2007. It is made up of bunches of small berries that vary in colour from pink to blue-grey. It is particularly well suited to the continental climate because it is resistant to the cold in winter and to spring frosts. This variety also likes dry limestone soils with plenty of sunshine in the summer. Pinot Gris is well suited to late harvesting or to the selection of noble grapes, depending on the year and the concentration of sugars in the berries. Pinot Gris wines are distinguished by their aromatic complexity of white fruits, mushrooms, honey, vanilla, cinnamon, etc., and their great finesse. In the Loire Valley, pinot gris is used in the Coteaux-d'Ancenis appellations. It gives dry or sweet wines with pear and peach aromas.

Food and wine pairing with a red wine of Heathcote

red wines from the region of Heathcote go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of enchiladas franchouillards, oriental stew with couscous or duck confit (canned).

Organoleptic analysis of red wine of Heathcote

On the nose in the region of Heathcote often reveals types of flavors of cherry, white pepper or perfume and sometimes also flavors of cheese, cinnamon or prune. In the mouth in the region of Heathcote is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

News from the vineyard of Heathcote

Rasteau, Cairanne & Vinsobres 2020: report and top-scoring wines

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Generation Z investors ‘turning to fine wine’

A survey of 2,000 investors in the UK found links between Generation Z, loosely covering those up to 25 years of age, and fine wine investment. While close to half of all survey respondents said they had invested in so-called alternative assets, such as fine wine, whisky, art or crypto, this proportion rose to 62% for the under-25s. Commissioned by merchant Bordeaux Index and conducted by market research agency 3Gem, the survey suggests younger investors ‘are turning to fine wine’ as ...

Crozes-Hermitage 2020: report and top-scoring wines

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