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Tasmania

Australia
Top Subregions: TasmaniaPipers RiverCoal River Valley

Region Description

Tasmania is an island state of Australia, located off the south-east coast of the mainland. It is renowned for its pristine environment, stunning landscapes and its burgeoning wine industry. The first vines were planted in Tasmania in 1822 by the British, but it wasn't until the 1970s that the industry began to take off. Since then, the region has become known for its cool-climate wines, with Pinot Noir and Chardonnay being the most widely planted varieties.

Beautiful landscape of Tasmania wine region

Grapes & Wine Styles

The most widely planted grape varieties in Tasmania are Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris and Cabernet Sauvignon. The region is known for its cool-climate wines, which are characterised by their bright acidity and intense aromatics.

Notable Producers

Some of the most famous producers in Tasmania include Josef Chromy, Moorilla Estate, Frogmore Creek, Bay of Fires, Tamar Ridge and Tolpuddle Vineyard.

Fun Fact about Tasmania
Tasmania's whisky industry benefits from the same pristine water sources that Scotland's distilleries enjoy.

Top Wines from Tasmania

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Jansz Premium Cuvée

Jansz

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4.0
Jansz Premium Cuvée is produced by the Janz winery based in Tasmania. This wine benefits from the region's cool climate and unique vineyard features. The grapes are carefully selected from vineyards that boast ideal conditions for sparkling wine production, including well-drained soils and gentle slopes. The winemaking process involves traditional methods, including a secondary fermentation in the bottle, resulting in fine bubbles and a delicate mousse. The style of Jansz Premium Cuvée is elegant and refined, with vibrant fruit flavors and a crisp, refreshing finish. It is a perfect choice for those seeking a high-quality sparkling wine with a touch of sophistication.
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Jansz Premium Rosé

Jansz

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4.3
Jansz Premium Rosé is a flagship sparkling wine from Tasmania's Jansz Wine Company, a brand synonymous with Australian excellence in méthode traditionnelle sparkling wines. Situated in a cool-climate region ideal for producing grapes with high natural acidity, Jansz takes inspiration from the Champagne region of France. Using a blend of primarily Pinot Noir and a touch of Chardonnay, this rosé undergoes secondary fermentation in the bottle and extended lees aging, capturing complexity and depth. The end result is a sparkling rosé that dazzles with its delicate bubbles, nuanced flavors, and creamy texture, underscoring Jansz's reputation for quality and innovation in winemaking.
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$16.99
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Devil's Corner Pinot Noir

Devil's Corner

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3.6
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3.8
Devil's Corner Pinot Noir is a captivating wine that showcases the best of Tasmania's cool-climate winemaking. Produced in the renowned Devil's Corner vineyard, this Pinot Noir is a true reflection of its unique appellation. The vineyard's proximity to the Tasman Sea and its cool maritime climate contribute to the wine's exceptional quality. The winemaking process involves careful selection of the finest grapes, followed by gentle fermentation and aging in oak barrels. The result is a beautifully balanced wine with elegant flavors of red berries, cherries, and subtle hints of spice.
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Devil's Corner Chardonnay

Devil's Corner

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Devil's Corner Chardonnay is a delightful wine that showcases the best of Tasmania's cool climate. Produced in the renowned Devil's Corner vineyard, this Chardonnay is a true gem. The vineyard's unique location, nestled between the Hazards mountain range and the Tasman Sea, provides ideal conditions for growing exceptional grapes. The winemaking process is carefully executed, resulting in a wine that beautifully balances fruitiness and acidity. With its vibrant flavors of citrus, melon, and white peach, Devil's Corner Chardonnay offers a refreshing and crisp drinking experience. This wine is perfect for those who appreciate a well-crafted Chardonnay that reflects the elegance and purity of Tasmania's terroir.
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Chicken
Seafood
Pork
Salad
Pasta
Burger, Sandwich And Wrap
Soup
Vegetable
Salmon
Noodle
Croquette
Shellfish
Raw Meat And Tartare
Sushi
Lobster
Dip Sauce
Duck And Goose
Egg
Shrimp
Casserole
Fish
Spring Rolls
Paella
Tuna And Swordfish
Seaweed Salad
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Dalrymple Pinot Noir

Dalrymple

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Dalrymple Pinot Noir is a premium wine produced by Dalrymple Vineyards, located in Tasmania, Australia. The wine is made from Pinot Noir grapes grown in the cool climate of the Pipers River region, which is known for its unique terroir and ideal growing conditions for Pinot Noir. The vineyard features ancient soils, gentle slopes, and a maritime climate that contributes to the wine's complexity and elegance. The winemaking process involves careful selection of the best grapes, gentle handling, and aging in French oak barrels to enhance the wine's natural flavors and aromas. The resulting wine is a beautifully balanced and refined Pinot Noir with a silky texture, vibrant acidity, and notes of red fruit, spice, and earthy undertones. It is a perfect choice for those who appreciate the finesse and complexity of cool-climate Pinot Noir.
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