Page 8-9: World class whites
From the clean and crisp to the serious multi-layered styles, we’ve selected a handful of our favourites that will tempt your palate without hurting the hip pocket.
Many people might associate the best Chardonnays with Burgundy or California, and the best Rieslings with Germany or Alsace. However, Australia is punching above its weight when it comes to making varietal, complex and intriguing styles of these two wines – and people are taking notice.
These Wine Society favourites are two truly remarkable wines that not only capture their unique terroirs but also reflect skilled winemaking and the vintages in which they were grown.
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A floral bouquet leads
onto a palate of fresh and
zesty citrus characters,
racy acidity and a crisp
Item Code: ITM1706
Pale straw in colour with greenish tinge, the wine presents aromas of orange blossom, citrus fruits and spice. The mouth filling palate displays flavours of fresh grapefruit, lime and crunchy green apple while the zesty acidity acidic leads to a long, crispy finish.
Item Code: ITM1966
This Riesling displays aromas of lemon and lime are enhanced by floral notes and a hint of pear. In the mouth, fresh, zesty flavours of lemon sherbet and lime juice combine with crunchy Granny Smith apple and an elegant minerality. The palate is rounded with good weight and the finish is crisp and long.
Item Code: 30013
Tropical aromas of stonefruit and pineapple with fresh lime notes. On palate, flavours of ripe peach and nectarine are present accompanied by silky oak textures, while velvety citrus notes lead to crisp, dry finish.
Item Code: ITM2059
“The bouquet opens with the distinctive
intensity of Margaret River. Toasty oak,
creamy fruit and a savoury mineral edge.
The fruit and oak combination works
beautifully on the palate, applying control
and definition as it tales the wine through a
long finish.” Ray Jordan
Item Code: ITM1562