Top 100 white wines of Rutherglen

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

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Discovering the wine region of Rutherglen

The wine region of Rutherglen is located in the region of North East Victoria of Victoria of 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 29 estates and châteaux in the of Rutherglen, producing 237 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: Savagnin

Savagnin is a white grape variety originating from the Austrian Tyrol. It arrived in Franche Comté and quickly became the flagship variety of the Jura. Cousin of the gewurztraminer, it gives small white bunches. Its berries have a thick skin which resists well to grey rot and to diseases in general. Savagnin thrives on marl soils and is a very aromatic grape variety. It is used in the elaboration of yellow wine, the AOC Château-Châlon is the most representative. This grape variety also produces vin de paille which is a sweet wine for which the ripe grapes are dried on a bed of straw for at least 6 weeks before being pressed. The best known AOC straw wines are: Arbois, Côtes-du-Jura and Etoile. Savagnin is also used to make Macvin du Jura, a liqueur wine, and to make Crémants du Jura.White wines made from Savagnin have great aging potential. They have a powerful and complex aroma with notes of walnut, almonds, hazelnuts, flowers, honey and green apple.

News from the vineyard of Rutherglen

St-Joseph 2020: report and top-scoring wines

This is a very fine vintage for St-Joseph, with excellent red and white wines to be found along the length of the appellation. Scroll down for tasting notes and scores for the top scoring St-Joseph 2020 wines {"content":"PHA+VGhlcmUgYXJlIG1hbnkgZXhjZXB0aW9uYWwgd2luZXMgZnJvbSBzbWFsbCBidXQgb3V0c3RhbmRpbmcgZ3Jhbml0ZSB0ZXJyb2lycyB0byBiZSBmb3VuZCBmb3IgbGVzcyB0aGFuIMKjNDAgcGVyIGJvdHRsZS48L3A+CjxwPjxkaXYgY2xhc3M9ImFkLWNvbnRhaW5lciBhZC1jb250YWluZXItLW1vYmlsZSI+PGRpdiBpZD0icG9zdC1pbmxpbmUt ...

The Morey Saint Denis 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 Morey-Saint-Denis appellation. The vineyard lies on an intensely fractured area. Several characteristic zones can be distinguished, we can say that each Climat has its own personality. This video is taken from the “Rendez-vous avec les vins de Bourgogne” program broadcasted in April 2021 ...

International Beaujolais Nouveau Day

Although Cru Beaujolais has been having its moment in the sun for a few years now, its younger, lighter-bodied ‘nouveau’ cousin is coming back into its own. How Beaujolais Nouveau Day started The tradition of Beaujolais Nouveau dates back to the 1800s. Winemakers would bottle their just-fermented wine, produced from grapes harvested just a few months prior, an unusually tight timeframe in winemaking terms. This occasion called for a massive celebration among Beaujolais-based vigneron ...