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.

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: 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.

News from the vineyard of Rutherglen

Platinum: The 97 point wines of DWWA 2022

The largest-ever year for entries, an incredible 18,244 wines were judged at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards – with just 163 wines awarded a Platinum medal. ‘Winning a Platinum medal is something really exceptional’ said Decanter World Wine Awards Co-Chair Sarah Jane Evans MW. ‘Platinum is like the stratospheric level’ she commented, ‘so it’s really saying to the winemaker: this is a great wine.’ Making up just 0.87% of the total wines tasted at the 2022 c ...

Rhône 2020: best-value wines

In his Rhône 2020 vintage report Matt Walls found fresh, vibrant and deliciously drinkable wines across the Northern and Southern appellations, with many wines being approachable now. Given that many wines won’t last as long as previous vintages such as 2016, 2017 and 2019, this could make the 2020s great value picks for immediate drinking. Scroll down to see Matt’s best-value Rhône 2020 tasting notes and scores Walls noted that this is the freshest vintage for whites since 2014, so lovers ...

Amanda Barnes wins John Avery Award for The South America Wine Guide

Amanda Barnes has been awarded the John Avery Award for her The South America Wine Guide book, which was described as ‘heralding a new era’ in wine travel books. The book, which is the result of a decade of research conducted by Barnes while travelling the continent, details the wine regions, wines and producers of Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Bolivia and Peru. It highlights over 70 wine regions and maps out 40 in detail — many of which have never before been mapped or documented in the En ...