Chardonnay was one of the varietals planted in the Concongella Vineyard in the 1970’s despite the fact that cuttings were extremely hard to come by at the time. The fruit for this wine comes from an old single vineyard located in a cool sheltered site within the Great Western GI.
Bin No. 1 is a classic, cool climate, aromatic Shiraz, made in a style that is perfumed, spicy and peppery, yet well balanced with no overt dominance of alcohol. It’s a great match with food – particularly dishes like spring lamb.
The subject of food and wine matching can be daunting, but with a few straightforward tips you’ll be successfully pairing like a pro in no time. The most important thing is to have fun and enjoy the process!
Keen to visit our winery but can’t find the time? We get it, and for those of you who are unable to visit us in person, Best’s Wines are excited to offer virtual tasting masterclasses for groups of 10 – 100 guests.
This wine exhibits both the complexities of a barrel ferment and spontaneous fermentation without the overt oak flavour, due to the large size and subtlety of the large French and Austrian oak foudre (barrels).
If moseying around a market on a weekend is your idea of heaven, then you’ll be spoilt for choice in the Grampians region. The local markets are a real treasure trove of delights – locals and tourists alike can be found getting to know the friendly growers, makers and sellers.