An exploration of wine

139. Tahbilk, Marsanne Nagambie Lakes Central Victoria, 2002

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Book 1 Wine 139

£7-9; 12.5%

Another exploration white from the winery supposed to be Australia’s best at Marsanne, and a pretty decent example. Refreshing and easy drinking. Pale straw colour. I reckoned aromas of white peach (i.e. not-very-strong peach), light citrussy notes and a honeyed finish. The back-label I read afterwards said peach, lemon and honey, so I felt quite smug! Fresh and crisp lemony flavours, but (as Dad mentioned) lacking a little body / depth. I guess that’s what Roussanne adds to the white Hermitage blend…

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