One of the best reasons to visit Yarra Valley is the chance to visit some of the best wineries in the world that are worth to become part of your travelling experience, especially if you are a wine lover. Yarra Valley is about 50 minutes or so from Melbourne what makes it one of the closest wine regions to a major city anywhere. The wine industry in this region began in 1838 and from the very first beginning Yarra Valley continues to offer premium quality wines with many of them incorporating fine restaurants and art galleries Australia wide.
The renowned terroir and cool climate offer great conditions for the production of sparkling Yarra Valley wine and other styles of red and white wines you can find in almost any wine shop offline and online Australia wide. If you want to taste the rich texture and mouth-feel flavour of Yarra Valley wines, here are few suggestions.
Coldstream Hills Reserve Chardonnay
Produced only in years where the quality of the grape was on the high possible level so the wine can be nothing but exceptional. This Yarra Valley wine is made from a selection of mature and low yielding vineyards for elegance and length. The aroma coming from white peach, citrus and quince is an aroma that will beautifully enchant your nose. The palate includes complex citrus and stone fruit flavours, with hints of cashew nut, finished with balanced flinty notes.
De Bortoli Windy Peak Pinot Noir
This wine comes with bright medium red colour along with garnet edge and 13% of alcohol content. The bouquet features the perfume and fragrance of classic Pinot Noir that comes from violets, red berries, forest, earthy and herb. The palate is elegant and textural with flavours of strawberry and cherry. It features soft medium tannins and a plump style.
Candon Brut Rose NV
If you are looking for something extra delicious you should try this Candon Brut Rose which is a mix from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir with a small amount of Pinot Noir red wine adding specific strawberry influence. The palate is fleshy and rich with a sweet berry finish. It is very good vibrant, fresh and sparkling Yarra Valley wine crafted in the traditional method. Delicious vanilla and red berry flavours and crispy, bright finish, make this wine a perfect companion for an evening with loved ones and friends.
There is a wide array go wines that come from Yarra Valley region and no matter which one you will decide to purchase you cannot go wrong. They all feature rich texture and flavour what makes them perfect companions for different occasions and dishes. The best part, they come with a low price range, which means you will be able to drink quality Yarra Valley wine for about $20.