According to Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia , “The Australian wine industry is the fourth-largest exporter in the world.” Also the Australian domestic market mirrors the fact that Australians consume almost 500 litres of wine yearly. There are many white and red wines coming from Australia which makes it easy to enjoy wines and the wine lifestyle with Australian Wines. Listed below are some of the wines from Australia offered by wine.com
d’Arenberg 2008 Stump Jump Shiraz – Syrah/Shiraz Red WineRed Wine by d’Arenberg from McLaren Vale, Australia. #82 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2009 The name ‘Stump Jump’ relates to the significant South Australian invention – the Stump Jump plough. This plough became a popular piece of machinery for ploughing fields because of its ability to ride over stumps and gnarled mallee Eucalypt roots and snags, saving valuable time and resources by not stopping the draught horse. Inviting fresh plum aromas leap out of the glass with raspberry and pretty pot-pourri notes providing more complexity. The palate is juicy and spicy with an abundance of red fruits that are fresh and vibrant. Licorice and rose petals come through on the mid palate and an under-lying earthy complexity is evident all the way through. The tannins are powdery and subtle on this juicy ready to drink red.
Rutherglen Estates 2006 Reunion – Rhone Blends Red WineRed Wine by Rutherglen Estates from Victoria, Australia. Composition: Mourvedre 58%; Shiraz 24%; Grenache 18%
Earthworks 2008 Shiraz – Syrah/Shiraz Red WineRed Wine by Earthworks from Barossa Valley, Australia. Dense crimson purple in color. Ripe dark cherries, summer pudding and blackberry jam with hints of cinnamon and vanilla. Rich and juicy with flavors of wild blackberries and black forest cake. The tannins are ripe and generous, while the finish is fresh, lingering and leaves the impression of ripe summer berries. Suitable for vegans.
Yalumba 2009 Eden Valley Viognier – White WineWhite Wine by Yalumba from Barossa Valley, Australia. The 2009 vintage of Eden Valley Viognier is perfumed and luscious – displaying all the essence of the Viognier variety. It has pure aromas of apricot nectar, lifted honeysuckle and orange oil perfume. The palate is long, rich and luscious, with intense stone fruit – particularly apricots – finishing with an aromatic citrus freshness. This wine will continue to grow and develop in the bottle firstly showing enhanced apricots and spice, then after a couple of years developing honey flavors and toast. Perfect with Moroccan food, spiced duck and anything lamb.
Yalumba 2009 Y Series Unwooded Chardonnay – White WineWhite Wine by Yalumba from South Australia, Australia. Pale straw with light green hues, the Yalumba Y Series Unwooded Chardonnay displays aromas of honeydew melon and nashi pear, with hints of grapefruit and pineapple. The palate is silky with flavors of ripe nectarines, guava and grapefruit with a fresh acid finish. Serve with Thai chicken salad or gnocchi with sauteed prawns and a burnt butter sauce.
Tintara 2006 Shiraz – Syrah/Shiraz Red WineRed Wine by Tintara from McLaren Vale, Australia. Tintara fruit is 100% McLaren Vale and includes only the best lots from both estate-owned and contracted vineyards. The 70-year-old vineyards provide the dense character and powerful dark fruit aromas. The 2006 vintage is full-bodied and fragrant, with sweet fruit flavors of black currant and plums. Aromas of ripe, dark berry fruits merge with rich overtones of dark chocolate and gingerbread spice. Plush, mouth filling flavors of dark forest fruits, plum and cocoa carried on a balanced structure of fine, juicy tannins that create a rich, persistent finish.
Greg Norman Estates 2007 Limestone Coast Cabernet/Merlot – Bordeaux Blends Red WineRed Wine by Greg Norman Estates from Coonawarra, Australia. The Greg Norman Estates 2007 Limestone Coast Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot is a vibrant crimson color with garnet red hues. On the nose, fine aromatic spice, cedar and cherry meld with bright red berry, mulberry and dark fruit cake aromas. This wine is medium bodied with a fine, linear and long savory edge. Dark mulberry and cherry fruit flavors show through the mid-palate, the long velvety tannins contribute to the wine’s elegant structure and texture, adding distinction and length to the finish.