Top 5 White Varietals and the Regions Where These are Best Produced

Top 5 White Varietals and the Regions Where These are Best Produced

As you may be aware, Australia’s wine production has tripled over the last 25 years. All thanks to the ever-growing passion of Oz winemakers to produce some brilliant wines and share them with the rest of the world! The island continent has proven its eminence not only in the red wine category but in that […]

Regions That Produce The Top 5 White Varietals

As you may be aware, Australia’s wine production has tripled over the last 25 years. All thanks to the ever-growing passion of Oz winemakers to produce some brilliant wines and share them with the rest of the world! The island continent has proven its eminence not only in the red wine category but in that of whites (White varietals and blends, both included) as well. From Chardonnay becoming Australia’s favourite white to the rising of new varieties like Prosecco, Arneis, Verduzzo, Marsanne, Fiano, Taminga and more, Australia’s white wine journey has so much to offer.

That said, we’ll talk about the white wine history of Australia some other day. For now, we have shortlisted the top five white varietals to let you know which wine regions grow them the best. This will directly shorten your search when you look out for some great Aussie white wines, for your next party! And yes, we can’t resist parties, so we are inviting ourselves…

Joking apart, without further ado, here are the top 5 white varietals and the regions wherein they gain the best flavours.

Chardonnay
Adelaide Hills
Margaret River
Mornington Peninsula
Yarra Valley
Hunter Valley

Riesling
Clare Valley
Eden Valley
Great Southern
Tasmania
Henty
Canberra District
Grampians

Pinot Grigio
Mornington Peninsula
Tasmania
King Valley
Adelaide Hills
Riverina
Murray Darling – Swan Hill

Sauvignon Blanc
Adelaide Hills
Margaret River
Tasmania
Orange
Yarra Valley

Semillon
Barossa
Hunter Valley
Margaret River

Now all you need to do is decide which of these white varietals you want to have and order a wine from any of the wine regions listed under it.

Looking for the best reds instead? Have a look at the regions that produce the top 5 red varietals. Also, make sure to read about the cellaring potential of white wines to age your favourite white for just the right time. Because the amount of work and patience behind a wine is worth giving it respect and attention. Cheers!

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