St Anne’s Winery 2019 Pinot Gris – Victoria

St Anne's Winery 2019 Pinot Gris

Pinot Gris (aka Pinot Grigio) is thought to be a white grape mutation of Pinot Noir. In fact the actual grapes on the vine are more a pinkish-grey colour on the vine rather than white.

We recently tasted this 2019 Pinot Gris sample from St Annes Winery (thank you!) here in Victoria. St Anne’s have cellar doors in Echuca, Moama, Myrniong and Lorne. This Pinot Gris retails for $20. Here are our notes:

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St Anne’s Winery 2018 Bendigo Chardonnay

St Anne's Winery 2018 Bendigo Chardonnay

I have no doubt one of my first drinks after meeting our little man will be a glass of Chardonnay. But for now, I’m living vicariously through Mr Spittoon’s descriptors. It’s actually really interesting to see what my descriptors of the nose compares to his notes of the palate.

We kindly received this St Annes Winery 2018 Chardonnay from Bendigo (VIC) recently to try (thank you!!). It’s aged in French oak and retails for $22.

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St Anne’s Winery Tatalia Private Reserve 2016 Shiraz Cabernet

St Anne's Winery Tatalia Private Reserve 2016 Shiraz Cabernet

I do love getting the decanter out. Do you decant many wines?

Decanting wine serves two main purposes, firstly to aerate the wine (to help the aromas and flavours become more prominent) and secondly to seperate out any sediment in the wine. You’ll notice sediment in aged red wines and also in some vintage ports. Continue reading

St Anne’s Winery 2017 Heathcote Cabernet Sauvignon

St Anne's Winery 2017 Heathcote Cabernet Sauvignon

It must be a good sign if I am posting a picture of an empty bottle right 😉 Actually who am I kidding, most of the pictures I post are of empty bottles!

A big thanks to St Anne’s Winery who sent me over this 2017 Heathcote Cabernet Sauvignon to taste. Mr Spittoon and I enjoyed it with some home-cooked steak – so good! Continue reading