Ray Jordan shares three wines that prove you don’t need to spend a lot of money to get a great-quality drop.
What started as a little project to bobble away in the background has turned out to be a lot bigger beast for experienced Great Southern winemakers Coby Ladwig and Luke Eckersley.
‘There’s something of a United Nations of varieties in the three wines’
It is ironic that as the world has reeled under the ravages of COVID-19, sales of champagne, synonymous with celebration, have continued to grow.
‘Winemaker Peter Munro admitted that the final blend reflected Ricciardo’s preference for a slightly more fruit driven style.’
The vines are linked to an even earlier time as they were part of vine stock that was brought into the young colony in the 19th century.
Once on the verge of extinction, this distinctive French white wine is enjoying a resurgence.
‘One shining light was the quality of the vintage.’
Ray Jordan profiles an organic Barossa winery with a minimal-intervention approach.
‘The new blend needed a name and Melton thought Charles Melton grenache shiraz mataro was just a little dull’
INSIDER: Pawsey Supercomputing Centre’s Mark Stickells takes Ray Jordan inside his cellar to share his favourite wines.
Fifth generation winemaker Stephen Henschke describes the 2017 vintage as “graced by vitality”.
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