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Australia Broadens Its Range

Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier and Pinot Gris add diversity to a white wine roster long dominated by Chardonnay and Riesling
Harvey Steiman
Issue: December 15, 2009


When the topic is Australia's best White wines, Chardonnay and Riesling rightfully get the attention. The Chardonnays balance pure fruit with vibrant acidity; the Rieslings stand unique for their racy texture and tangy flavors. But if you limit yourself to these you will miss some wonderfully aromatic wines made from Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc and even Pinot Gris.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 24, 2009.

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