The McLaren Vale and
An increased understanding of clones and site selection, combined with more sensitive winemaking has started to yield some truly beautiful wines. As with all pinot noir, selection is key and styles vary – the most consistent regions are the Mornington Peninsula, Yarra Valley and Tasmania, however, the Macedon Ranges, Gippsland and Geelong also do well.
Sangiovese, Nebbiolo, Barbera, Sagrantino, Aglianico, Malbec, Tempranillo and Nero d’Avola are all planted and many of these have found a home here, albeit with varying degrees of success. The best examples, however, point toward a bright future.