Top 100 wines of Gippsland

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

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Discovering the wine region of Gippsland

The wine region of Gippsland is located in the region of Victoria of Australia. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Bass Phillip or the Domaine William Downie produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Gippsland are Pinot noir, Chardonnay and Riesling, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Gippsland often reveals types of flavors of cherry, earth or tropical fruit and sometimes also flavors of tree fruit, floral or black fruit.

In the mouth of Gippsland is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 44 estates and châteaux in the of Gippsland, producing 144 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Gippsland go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or game (deer, venison).

Discover the grape variety: Cabernet franc

Cabernet Franc is one of the oldest red grape varieties in Bordeaux. The Libourne region is its terroir where it develops best. The terroirs of Saint-Emilion and Fronsac allow it to mature and develop its best range of aromas. It is also the majority in many blends. The very famous Château Cheval Blanc, for example, uses 60% Cabernet Franc. The wines produced with Cabernet Franc are medium in colour with fine tannins and subtle aromas of small red fruits and spices. When blended with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, it brings complexity and a bouquet of aromas to the wine. It produces fruity wines that can be drunk quite quickly, but whose great vintages can be kept for a long time. It is an earlier grape variety than Cabernet Sauvignon, which means that it is planted as far north as the Loire Valley. In Anjou, it is also used to make sweet rosé wines. Cabernet Franc is now used in some twenty countries in Europe and throughout the world.

Food and wine pairing with a wine of Gippsland

wines from the region of Gippsland go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of sliced beef with peppers, veal tagine with prunes or autumn duck aiguillette.

Organoleptic analysis of wine of Gippsland

On the nose in the region of Gippsland often reveals types of flavors of cherry, earth or tropical fruit and sometimes also flavors of tree fruit, floral or black fruit. In the mouth in the region of Gippsland is a powerful with a nice freshness.

News from the vineyard of Gippsland

Top Australian winery Giant Steps gets new head winemaker

Australia’s Giant Steps said that Melanie Chester joined the winery as head of winemaking and viticulture on 25 November. It marks a new chapter for one of the leading wineries in Yarra Valley, Victoria. Steve Flamsteed, who joined Giant Steps as chief winemaker in 2003, will step back from the cellar – although he is expected to continue working closely with the team. Working alongside winery founder Phil Sexton, Flamsteed has played a major role in developing Giant Steps’ reputation for excell ...

An overview of the Rully appellation

The Bourgogne Wine Board (BIVB) invites you to a survey above the vineyard of Rully. Situated at the end of the Côte de Beaune region, it marks the begining of the côte chalonnaise with such a diversity of landscapes. 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/company/bivb​​​​ Find out more on our website: https://www.bourgogne-wines ...

Billecart-Salmon’s Le Clos Saint-Hilaire: a vertical tasting

St Hilaire is the patron saint of Mareuil-sur-Aÿ, the pretty Champagne village which is famous for scoring 99 on the Echelle des Crus. (This classification of Champagne vineyards was developed in the mid-20th century as a means of setting the price of grapes grown through the villages of the Champagne wine region.) Prime territory That the village missed out on grand cru status by one point is generally agreed to be an injustice – all the more so as it is home not only to the superlative Clos de ...