Tag Archives: Marsanne

Australian Rhone varieties, bit of a blanc mixed bag

 27th July 2013, Ormond Hall, St Kilda Rd It is well-evident that there is no shortage of Rhone-inspired wines in Australia. We certainly have vineyards which bask in similar weather conditions as the Rhone Valley. One could argue that a … Continue reading

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Tahbilk Marsanne 2012, Nagambie Lakes, VIC

Marsanne is a classic Rhone Valley white grape and Tahbilk is a key stakeholder for this varietal in Australia. It owns the largest single holding of Marsanne in the world, and the wine produced from the elderly ‘1927’ plantings is … Continue reading

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Yves Cuilleron St Peray Les Potiers 2010, Rhone Valley

A 70/30 blend of Marsanne Roussanne that spent 9 months in barrel. # 839 of ~6800 btls produced. This wine has a lovely pale yellow-golden colour, with youthful perfume of peach blossom, lemon cheesecake and apricot. Dry, full-bodied, there is … Continue reading

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The Courthouse, North Melbourne (ex-post)

Originally posted on 13th August 2011 The Courthouse in North Melbourne (corner of Queensberry and Errol Sts) has been THE gastropub of the suburb. There are quality beers on tap and several other interesting pours available if you scan the … Continue reading

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