Wine Essentials: 100 Series
Tasmania's unique and multifarious ecosystem provides a variety of habitats and microclimates for all sorts of flora and fauna.
Throughout Tasmania, you'll find pockets of cool microclimates that are perfect for growing high-quality Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Tasmania makes excellent versions of both.
Because Tasmania is so close to the South Pole, you find a cooler climate there, and much of the Pinot and Chardonnay production goes towards sparkling wines.
Tasmania makes excellent traditional method sparkling wines which are worth seeking out.
It can be difficult to export Tasmanian wines because of the treacherous Tasman Sea.
Its waves can be rough and high, making ship export to the Australian mainland impractical.
Tasmania in a nutshell:
Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
High-quality sparkling wines.
Treacherous Tasman Sea.
Unique and varied microclimates.
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