AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND: CLASS 1 TASTING
Aussie Whites: Riesling and Chardonnay
GOALS AND MATERIALS
Taste a range of white wines from Australia. Compare and contrast two varieties and their growing regions. Pay special attention to the differences in aromatic intensity, flavor, body and structure.
The Four Wines
Purchase four white wines from Australia.
- The first pair should be Riesling; one from Clare Valley and one from Eden Valley.
- The second pair should be Chardonnay; one from Adelaide Hills and one from Margaret River.
They should retail in the $20-35 price range.
They should be from the same vintage, or within a year or two of each other.
Make sure the wines are properly chilled.
Also, write down the name...