The Winery Craiglee in Sunbury in Victoria

The winery offers 13 different wines
Its wines get an average rating of 4.
It is ranked in the top 1 of the estates of Victoria.
It is located in Sunbury in the region of Victoria

The Winery Craiglee is one of the largest wineries in the world. It offers 13 wines for sale in of Sunbury to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top Winery Craiglee wines

Looking for the best Winery Craiglee wines in Sunbury among all the wines in the region? Check out our tops of the best red, white or effervescent Winery Craiglee wines. Also find some food and wine pairings that may be suitable with the wines from this area. Learn more about the region and the Winery Craiglee wines with technical and enological descriptions.

The top red wines of Winery Craiglee

Food and wine pairings with a red wine of Winery Craiglee

How Winery Craiglee wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or poultry such as recipes of north of the border sandwiches, lamb with masalé sauce and rice or blue cord.

Organoleptic analysis of red wines of Winery Craiglee

On the nose the red wine of Winery Craiglee. often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or oak and sometimes also flavors of spices, red fruit or black fruit. In the mouth the red wine of Winery Craiglee. is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

The best vintages in the red wines of Winery Craiglee

  • 2011 With an average score of 4.60/5
  • 2000 With an average score of 4.60/5
  • 2014 With an average score of 4.20/5
  • 2008 With an average score of 4.20/5
  • 1999 With an average score of 4.20/5
  • 2012 With an average score of 4.14/5

The grape varieties most used in the red wines of Winery Craiglee.

  • Shiraz/Syrah
  • Cabernet Sauvignon

Discovering the wine region of Sunbury

The wine region du Sunbury is located in the region of Port Phillip in Victoria in Australia. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Craiglee or the Domaine Craiglee produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Sunbury are Chardonnay, Cabernet-Sauvignon and Pinot noir, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Sunbury often reveals types of flavors of tree fruit, non oak or earth and sometimes also flavors of oak, citrus fruit or tropical fruit.

In the mouth of Sunbury is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 13 estates and châteaux in the of Sunbury, producing 35 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Sunbury go well with generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or vegetarian.

The top white wines of Winery Craiglee

Food and wine pairings with a white wine of Winery Craiglee

How Winery Craiglee wines pair with each other generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or vegetarian such as recipes of ham and cheese cake, salmon and spinach lasagna or leek, goat cheese and bacon quiche.

Organoleptic analysis of white wines of Winery Craiglee

On the nose the white wine of Winery Craiglee. often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or microbio and sometimes also flavors of vegetal, oak or tree fruit. In the mouth the white wine of Winery Craiglee. is a powerful with a nice freshness.

The best vintages in the white wines of Winery Craiglee

  • 2018 With an average score of 4.20/5
  • 2017 With an average score of 4.10/5
  • 2015 With an average score of 4.10/5
  • 2013 With an average score of 4.10/5
  • 2012 With an average score of 4.10/5
  • 2011 With an average score of 4.10/5

The grape varieties most used in the white wines of Winery Craiglee.

  • Chardonnay
  • Viognier

Discover the grape variety: Chardonnay

The white Chardonnay is a grape variety that originated in France (Burgundy). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches, and small grapes. White Chardonnay can be found in many vineyards: South West, Burgundy, Jura, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Beaujolais, Savoie & Bugey, Loire Valley, Champagne, Rhone Valley, Armagnac, Lorraine, Alsace, Provence & Corsica.

Discover other wineries and winemakers neighboring the Winery Craiglee

Planning a wine route in the of Sunbury? Here are the wineries to visit and the winemakers to meet during your trip in search of wines similar to Winery Craiglee.

Discover the grape variety: Viognier

White Viognier is a grape variety that originated in France (Rhone Valley). It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches, and grapes of small size. White Viognier can be found in many vineyards: South West, Languedoc & Roussillon, Cognac, Bordeaux, Rhone Valley, Burgundy, Jura, Champagne, Savoie & Bugey, Provence & Corsica, Loire Valley, Beaujolais.

News about Winery Craiglee and wines from the region

Rhône Valley Wine Tour with Matt Walls

We are excited to announce the first of Decanter’s Wine Experiences, a series of carefully curated wine trips hosted by our regional wine specialists. Each trip is a carefully tailored once-in-a-lifetime experience that will grant guests access to the best vineyards, restaurants and wine experts of the region.   Starting with a trip to the Rhône valley, Matt Walls will be hosting the first Decanter Wine Experience, imparting his knowledge of the region which he has honed over the years while rep ...

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 ...

DO Penedès: new rules and aiming for Spanish wine’s top-tier

On 16 November 2021, the Denomination of Origin Penedès in Catalunya (DO Penedès) announced an extensive roadmap up to 2030, taking into account sustainability and establishing the region as a high-quality wine producer in Spain. Most immediately, all grapes for DO Penedès wines must be from fully-certified organic vineyards by 2025. While it’s an aggressive timeline, DO Penedès president Joan Huguet told Decanter, ‘Currently around 60% of the vineyards are already certified and our ...

The word of the wine: Destemming

Operation consisting in eliminating the vegetal part of the bunch supporting the berries, its maceration with the must giving a herbaceous taste to the wine.