This story focuses on recognising the recent white wines of the Ballandean region; a dominant grape growing sub-district of the Granite Belt Geographic Indication (GI). The vineyards are quite highly elevated—from 700 to 850 metres, which is in the top ten percent of vineyard regions in Australia. The essence of such mini-climates is very fresh white wines, pristine in varietal speech and generally delicate or fruity in the mouth. They thrive on being made dry as a dab of sugar is unwarranted, and appreciation is best as they present naturally. Read article here
Published in Queensland Country Life, April – May 2013
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