Top 100 red wines of Rutherglen

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

Discovering the wine region of Rutherglen

The wine region du Rutherglen is located in the region of North East Victoria in Victoria in Australia. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Warrabilla or the Domaine Warrabilla produce mainly wines red, sweet and white. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Rutherglen are Durif, Muscadelle and Cabernet-Sauvignon, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Rutherglen often reveals types of flavors of butterscotch, orange zest or non oak and sometimes also flavors of earth, microbio or oak.

In the mouth of Rutherglen is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 28 estates and châteaux in the of Rutherglen, producing 235 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Rutherglen go well with generally quite well with dishes of spicy food, sweet desserts or beef.

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 red wine of Rutherglen

red wines from the region of Rutherglen go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of provencal stew, shoulder of lamb with a spoon or rabbit with kriek and cherries.

Organoleptic analysis of red wine of Rutherglen

On the nose in the region of Rutherglen often reveals types of flavors of red fruit, oak or black fruit and sometimes also flavors of non oak, earth or microbio. In the mouth in the region of Rutherglen is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

News from the vineyard of Rutherglen

Gigondas, Vacqueyras & Beaumes de Venise 2020: report and top-scoring wines

‘All good quality years have hydric stress,’ says Jacky Bernard, President of AOC Vacqueyras, ‘otherwise you don’t get the necessary concentration… But extreme stress is counterproductive.’ Scroll down for tasting notes and scores for the top-scoring Gigondas, Vacqueyras & Beaumes de Venise 2020 wines {"content":"PHA+VmFjcXVleXJhcywgcGVyaGFwcyB0aGFua3MgdG8gaXRzIHByb3BvcnRpb24gb2Ygb2xkIHZpbmVzICg0MiUgYXJlIG92ZXIgNDAgeWVhcnMgb2xkKSByb2RlIG91dCB0aGUgZHJvdW ...

The Rully 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 Rully appellation. Here the vineyard is planted on different hills which have very different gelogicial characteristics. It partly explains the great diversity in the expression of the Rully wines. This video is taken from the “Rendez-vous avec les vins de Bourgogne” program (February 20 ...

Decanter magazine latest issue: January 2022

Inside the January 2022 issue of Decanter Magazine: FEATURES: Aperitifs: how to do them well The art of starting it right, with drinks tips from Kate Hawkings Vintage preview: Chablis 2020 Andy Howard MW picks 33 of his top wines from a classic year in the region Producer profile: Château Angélus Jane Anson visits one of St-Emilion’s four finest grand cru classé estates Bordeaux & Burgundy vintages for Christmas Panos Kakaviatos & Charles Curtis MW select the perfect vintages and appe ...