Top 100 white wines of Heathcote

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

Discovering the wine region of Heathcote

The wine region du Heathcote is located in the region of Central Victoria in Victoria in Australia. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Wild Duck Creek Estate or the Domaine Wild Duck Creek Estate produce mainly wines red, white and natural sweet. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Heathcote are Cabernet-Sauvignon, Cabernet franc and Malbec, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Heathcote often reveals types of flavors of cherry, floral or lemon and sometimes also flavors of apricot, lime or green apple.

In the mouth of Heathcote is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins. We currently count 226 estates and châteaux in the of Heathcote, producing 573 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Heathcote go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or veal.

Discover the grape variety: Marsanne

Marsanne is a white grape variety that originated in Montélimar in the Drôme, several centuries ago. Marsanne is also found in Cassis, Savoie, Languedoc-Roussillon and Saint-Péray in the Ardèche, where it produces remarkable sparkling wines. The warm, sunny climate of the Rhone Valley, Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence, as well as the dry, stony soil, are ideal conditions for its development. Its bunches are quite large and provide small, juicy berries that are sensitive to grey rot and strong winds. These two grape varieties complement each other perfectly: together they give light wines with little acidity, aromas of yellow fruit, white fruit and flowers with notes of honey and liquorice. This is for example what the appellations Saint-Péray, Hermitage, Crozes-Hermitage, Saint-Joseph, Côtes-du-Vallée du Rhône, Corbières, or Cassis express... which represent about 700 hectares.

Food and wine pairing with a white wine of Heathcote

white wines from the region of Heathcote go well with generally quite well with dishes of pork, shellfish or poultry such as recipes of steamed pork chops, mussels with marinara or turkey stuffed with chestnuts.

News from the vineyard of Heathcote

DBR Lafite CEO Jean-Guillaume Prats to step down

Jean-Guillaume Prats is set to leave the business around four years after being appointed CEO and president of Domaines Barons de Rothschild (DBR Lafite). A DBR Lafite spokesperson said Prats would leave before the end of the year, in order to ‘devote himself to his family business and to consulting’. Group chairwoman Saskia de Rothschild will take over the executive management of DBR Lafite as of December. Prats’ arrival at DBR Lafite was announced in November 2017 as part of a leadership ...

English wines made by two MWs set for charity sale

Bottles of three different wines made by the two Masters of Wine in partnership with English producers will be part of the special charity sale this week, beginning on Thursday (25 November). All profits will go to the Marine Conservation Society, a charity that works to protect and restore the sea and its ecosystem, said Barrie and Richards. ‘We’re proud to be working with the Marine Conservation Society,’ said Susie Barrie MW. ‘English wine may have benefited in some regards from climate chang ...

The Mâcon plus appellation investigated through its geology and geography

The Bourgogne Wine Board (BIVB) invites you to enjoy this video in which Jean-Pierre Renard, Expert Instructor at the Ecole des Vins de Bourgogne, explains the topographical and geological characteristics of the appellation Mâcon plus geographical denomination . The tectonics and the very different nature of the rocks that make up the subsoil of this region explain the great variety of soils found in this part fo Bourgogne. It also explains why each wine offers a different personnality. This vid ...