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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Cat Amongst The Pigeons Fat Cat 2018 Eden Valley Chardonnay

Cat Amongst The Pigeons Fat Cat 2018 Eden Valley ChardonnaySaturday was Fizzy & Crackle’s 5 year adoption anniversary, so it seemed fitting to open this tipple. They’re very spoilt kitties too, that’s their luxe teepee in the photo behind the bottle.

A big thanks to Dialogue PR for this sample bottle. You ladies nailed it on the head, cats + wine = one happy TC! Continue reading