2003 Tahbilk 1927 Vines Marsanne. Nagambie Lakes, Vic. 11%

Tahbilk 1927 Vines Marsanne 1
From Victoria’s oldest family owned winery and vineyard and amongst the oldest Marsanne vines in the world. Whoever said Australian whites cannot age has not tried this. Still an absolute puppy.

Back label says it has “honeysuckle & toast combined with mineral overtones whilst the finish shows obvious acidity” Completely agree with that note. To me the “obvious acidity” = mouth watering. Juicy sour lemon lollies complete the picture.

With a bit of air, the wine grows more complex and has a big lingering aftertaste.

Thoroughly enjoyable and highly recommended. Well worth seeking out.

$41 from the winery direct to your door.

If this is too much to spend on a wine, then the regular Marsanne aged by the winery offers pretty good bang for your buck at $19. Tried the 2006 recently and it slipped down very nicely indeed.

Tasted 19th March 2013

Tahbilk 1927 Vines Marsanne 2

About Perth Wine Enthusiast

Casual observations of a Perth wine enthusiast. I am a recently turned 40 husband to a wonderful wife and father to 3 fantastic children. When work and family are not occupying me, my thoughts frequently turn towards two of my other passions in life, wine and food.

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