Discover the grape variety: Pinot noir
Pinot noir is an important red grape variety in Burgundy and Champagne, and its reputation is well known! Great wines such as the Domaine de la Romanée Conti elaborate their wines from this famous grape variety, and make it a great variety. When properly vinified, pinot noit produces red wines of great finesse, with a wide range of aromas depending on its advancement (fruit, undergrowth, leather). it is also the only red grape variety authorized in Alsace. Pinot Noir is not easily cultivated beyond our borders, although it has enjoyed some success in Oregon, the United States, Australia and New Zealand.
Informations about the Winery Riversdale
The Winery Riversdale is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 19 wines for sale in the of Tasmanie to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Tasmanie
Tasmania is the island state of the island continent and the southernmost state of Australia. It Lies 240 kilometres (150 miles) off the coast of Grape/victoria">Victoria">Victoria, across Bass Strait - a relatively shallow channel that separates the Great Australian Bight from the Tasman Sea. As in the Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula, across Bass Strait in Victoria, the main grape varieties are Pinot noir and Chardonnay, and all three regions are renowned for their Sparkling wines. In general, however, Tasmania's choice of grape varieties is closer to New Zealand's than Australia's, reflecting the cool maritime Climate.
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The word of the wine: Generic
A term that can have several meanings, but often designates a branded wine as opposed to a wine from a vineyard or château, sometimes abused to designate regional appellations (e.g. Bordeaux, Burgundy, etc.).