The wine industry is the most dynamic industry in the Australian economy, and has undergone major changes over the past 40 years. If in the 50s the average Australian drank only one glass of wine a year, now he drinks about two bottles.
It should be noted that in 1965 the number of winemakers was very small, only six campaigns were engaged in the production of table wine, but by 1999 their number had increased to 109. Now Australia’s share in the world wine market is 2%, but by 2025 the goal is to achieve 6.5% .
Wine is a particularly important industry for Australia. If wool, cotton and beef – traditionally Australian exports – go abroad without any processing, then winemaking contributes to the development of related industries (viticulture, packaging, trade), and, therefore, solves the problems of unemployment.
Australian winemaking has come a long way in recent decades, and many experts are confident that by the middle of the 21st century Australian wines will become as familiar and natural for our table as French or Italian.
Regions of Australia. Wines
Lutheran churches of German colonists revive the landscape of the Barossa Valley near Adelaide – this is the birthplace of Australian winemaking. This valley and many other places in the area represent the largest and most well-known wine-growing region with a dry, hot climate.
Color: This young wine of cherry-red color acquires a hint of ripe pomegranate over time.
Aroma: Intense aroma of tart berries intertwines with the elusive smacks of fruit and chocolate.
Taste: It has a mild taste of tannin, plum, ripe cherries, blackberries.
Recommendations for use: The perfect complement to red meat, game and all kinds of cheeses.
Aroma: The complex aroma of mulberry, apple and pear. The dominant notes of peach and apples resonate with subtle woody aromas.
Recommendations for use: Great for a variety of fish dishes, spaghetti and soft cheeses.
Color: Deep red with purple hues.
Aroma: Sensual aromas of plum, mulberry and sweet cherry are complemented by smacks of tobacco, vanilla, and mahogany.
Taste: During tasting, a light fruity taste is felt at first, gradually turning into a chocolate-sweet aroma of tobacco and blueberries. In conclusion, a pleasant vanilla flavor remains in the mouth, inspiring the images of old wine cellars with massive mossy bottles and barrels.
At the foot of the Victorian Alps in Australia, the climate is very cool thanks to the evening breezes descending into the valley from the snow-capped peaks. The Royal Valley Alpine Climate is a unique instrument of Australian viticulture. In the process of growing grapes, due to the rather harsh wind, it is necessary to prop up the vine according to a special technology in such a way as to make full use of the energy and heat of sunlight, which significantly improves the taste of grapes. The specific landscape of the area forces winegrowers to look for special approaches to growing grapes, which, ultimately, finds expression in the unique taste of wine, which has no analogues in the world.
Color: Very deep plum red.
Aroma: Wild berries, spices and oak.
Taste: Very soft, slightly acidic base.
Recommendations for use: We recommend using with meat dishes, spaghetti or cheeses.
In the production of wine in the final mixture, a small portion of Cabernet Franc grapes was used to enhance the mint aroma. Cabernet Sauvignon is able to develop for another 10 years from the date of sale.
DARK HORSE CABERNET FRANC MALBEC
Color: Very deep dark red.
Flavor: The rich fruity taste, chocolate and mint flavor of Cabernet Franc grapes is supported and enhanced by the complex taste of Malbec grape spices.
Recommendations for use: It will be in perfect harmony with lamb, spaghetti and cheese.
The wine is aged in new American oak barrels and for 5 years from the date of issue lives and improves its quality.
HIGH COUNTRY CHARDONNAY
Color: Light, lemon.
Aroma: Fruit abundant in various flavors.
Taste: Viscous. The sour taste is perfectly complemented by woody astringency.
Recommendations for use: Chilled with chicken, served with fresh fish dishes, salads and spaghetti.
Aroma: Peppermint, wild ripe berries, dark chocolate and coffee. Due to aging in American and French oak, the wine is filled with the scent of vanilla.
Taste: The wonderful thick taste of raspberries, cherries and plums is in perfect harmony with the slightly acid base and the smell of tannin. Fine table wine with a rich, long lasting taste.
Recommendations for use: Eat with young veal, lamb, schnitzel, steak, or rich cheeses.
Color: Bright red, purple.
Fragrance: Fruit, with a pleasant vanilla tone.
Taste: Wine of medium astringency. It has a taste of tannin, black pepper and wild berries, which is complemented by the sweetness of vanilla and aromas.