Irvine The Baroness Pet Nat – Eden Valley

Irvine The Baroness Pet Nat - Eden Valley

This time I got my mum and sister-in-law to help me write a tasting note on this sample I kindly received from Good Pair Days (thank you!).

I love hearing what others think of wines – everyone’s opinions are valid and it’s so interesting to hear what people pick up and if the wine agrees with their palate or not.

I’ve actually sipped this Irvine ‘The Baroness’ Pét Nat sparkling beauty before. It’s made from Petit Meslier (a lost Champagne variety) and Chardonnay from South Australia’s Eden Valley.

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Millon Wines The Royal Chardonnay 2018

Millon Wines The Royal Chardonnay 2018This will be the 87th Aussie Chardonnay I’ve logged in my Vivino wine app. I think I may be a bit of a Chardy fiend!

The Royal 2018 Millon Estate Chardonnay is made from Eden Valley (South Australia) fruit. While maturing, this royal Chardy spends time in French oak (about 9 months) to help give the wine a creamy texture. It also undergoes partial malolactic fermentation (tart malic acid is turned into softer lactic acid). Continue reading

Millon Wines The Impressionist 2018 Riesling

Millon Wines The Impressionist 2018 Riesling
I’m a sucker for a good Riesling. This Millon Wines ‘The Impressionist’ 2018 Riesling is made in South Australia’s Eden Valley and by gawd I love that label. So darn pretty don’t you think?

The Eden Valley is about 75kms from Adelaide. It’s known for its cooler climate and higher than average altitudes which are great for growing Riesling grapes.

Angus Wardlaw is the winemaker for Millon Wines.

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