…a taste of the Mediterranean.
McLaren Vale folk like to think of their little region on the Gulf St Vincent in South Australia has ‘the best Mediterranean climate on Earth.’ I don’t know how the Europeans would take this piece of news… but what they don’t know won’t hurt them!
One of the wineries especially keen to challenge the notion that Mediterranean style wines can only be grown on, well, the Mediterranean… is Yangarra Estate. Yangarra Estate isn’t at all shy about its desire to solely produce wines from the finest and most distinguished grape varieties of the southern Rhone on the north-west Mediterranean coast. The stars are Grenache & Shiraz, with supporting roles of Mourvedre and Rousanne, and ten other southern Rhone bit part players