French wines versus Australian wines
French people drink 95% of French wines. So, for once, let’s open this evening tasting to an iconic « New World » nation : Australia.
The country is currently the eighth largest wine producer with 65 distinct wine regions and over 100 grape varieties !
Wines from both countries could be considered at the extreme opposites. So, let’s taste side by side chardonnay from Burgundy and Hunter Valley, fruity and rich cab versus Bordeaux cabernet, elegant Syrah from the Rhône versus the powerful and sensational Shiraz from the Barossa Valley….