Riversdale Estate Syrah Tasmania 2017

Riversdale Estate is in the warm (for Tasmania) Coal River Valley region.  Their 2017 syrah is pretty good.  As befits the climate, this syrah is northern Rhône like in terms of style rather than South Australian (think Saint Joseph) with aromas of red fruit, pepper, cloves, mineral and gravel.  The palate is medium bodied, with […]

A couple of new release rieslings from Riversdale Estate Tasmania and Lowe Nullo Mountain

Is there a better value wine than Australian riesling?  High quality Australian riesling is not limited to the Clare Valley, Eden Valley and Great Southern either.  Tasmanian riesling in particular continues to impress, even though in 2015 it accounted for a tiny 7% of that State’s crush and only 1.6% Australia wide.  Here are some […]