Austin’s 2018 Chardonnay – Geelong, VIC

Austin's 2018 Chardonnay - Geelong, VIC

Introducing the Austin’s 2019 Chardonnay from the Moorabool Valley, Geelong VIC.

This $45 Chardonnay was Awarded Best White Wine of the 2019 Ballarat Wine Show. The grapes were hand picked, it spent time in French oak and only 7,400 bottles were produced. Plus it’s a vegan friendly wine!

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Austin’s 2018 Riesling – Moorabool Valley, Geelong

Austin's 2018 Riesling - Moorabool Valley, Geelong

I love Riesling, especially because it’s so food friendly. It’s one of my go-to wines for Asian and summer cuisines. Plus it’s also how’s well with creamy goats cheese.

This 2018 Riesling sample I received comes from Austin’s in the Moorabool Valley in Geelong, VIC (thank you!). It retails for $32 and only 2,600 bottles were made.

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Austin’s 2017 Shiraz – Moorabool Valley, Geelong

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Compared to warm-climate Shiraz, you’ll find it lighter. Plus I find it oh so approachable too.

This cool-climate 2017 Shiraz hails from Geelong in Victoria and is made by Austin’s Wines. A big thanks to the Austin’s team for sending this sample my way, my tasting team had great fun trying it and helping me write the note.

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Austin’s 2018 Pinot Noir – Geelong (Victoria)

Austin's 2018 Pinot Noir - Geelong

With my parents visiting recently, naturally a few bottles of wine was consumed 😉 I find it’s really great to get the conversation going about what each wine is like as everyone has different taste buds and experiences with a wine.

This sample of the Austin’s 2018 Pinot Noir from Geelong (Victoria) I tasked my Dad and uncle with writing the tasting note. Here’s what they came up with:

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