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Varietals Produced in Ormond View all
History of the grape: Evidence of the parent Traminer grape can be traced back to the Middle Ages, in the Tyrollean A...
History of the grape: Muscat existed as far back as the Ancient Greeks. It spread throughout the world as empires gre...
Gewürztraminer’s direct and obvious charm has made it a popular varietal in almost every corner of the wine world. Ex...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
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Ormond on Snooth
27th July 2013, Ormond Hall, St Kilda RdIt is well-evident that there is no shortage of Rhone-inspired wines in Australia. We certainly have vineyards which bask in similar weather conditions as the Rhone Valley. One could argue that a key missing element would be the round river rocks atop the clay soils which retain heat to intensify the summ... Read More
Beautiful taste, easy on the palette. My favourite. Read More
Stunning white,now shows buttery, orange zest, honey suckle and marmalade notes. Full and rich mouth feeling but cutter freshly with vibrant acidity and a zesty peel bitterness. Round and powerful. Read More
On a sweet side. Quality is good, would by more for around $30-35 Read More
Apricot and rosewater are prominent in this complex array of aromas that includes deep cantaloupe fruit as well as touch of pumpkin, lime and spicy floral tones. Moderately rich in the mouth with noticeable sweetness that is well-balanced by acids. The floral element of the nose is prominent in the mouth and this does reveal nice spice on the ba... Read More
On the nose, developed aromas of white flowers and honey. The wine seems to have lost with time its tropical fruit style and aged with rounder aromas. The residual sugar is quite high, but not overly, which gives an enjoyable luscious structure in the mouth. A good presence of acohol on the mid palate, followed by a lasting length of honey and o... Read More
Without doubt the best Gewürztraminer I have ever tasted. Expensive, for Kiwi Gewurz (around NZ$50 or US$30) and hard to find. But... oh... http://www.vinoptima.co.nz/ Read More
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