Articles tagged with the word "chardonnay":

Lees is more

Published on February 20, 2012

Michael Glover, the winemaker at Bannockburn in Victoria’s Geelong, hasn’t thrown away chardonnay lees for five years. “It’s like a yeast mother” he said.

Cool climate Australia – tasting notes from around Melbourne.

Published on November 30, 2011

When Wine Australia held a tasting in London during November of wines from Victoria that are available in the UK, I focused on pinot noir and chardonnay to explore cool climate expressions.

Ten minutes with … Tom Carson

Published on August 10, 2011

Tom Carson is pushing the envelope when it comes to making pinot noir in Australia, and is a strong advocate of wines of place.

The next steps for Aussie pinot noir and chardonnay

Published on July 29, 2011

On a visit to London earlier this month, Tom Carson, the winemaker at Yabby Lake in Australia’s Mornington Peninsula, hosted a tasting of Aussie chardonnay and pinot noir from some of the regions around Melbourne where these varieties are doing particularly well: Yarra Valley, Mornington Peninsula and Geelong.

Oak influence on white wine

Published on August 10, 2009

Oak, especially new oak, is one of wine’s most influential moderators of flavour, texture and ease of appreciation. Here’s a quick view of the fundamentals.

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