It is said that the right wine can make any occasion really special. Hence, you need to pick out the kind of wine that truly brings out the special ness of your occasion and makes it that much more special. There are wines that are rated the best of the best in a number of different categories. Depending on what you classify as a good parameter worth observing, you might find one or more of the following wines to be exquisite and worthy of another purchase.
The Penfolds Grange
One of the top wines that Australia produces would definitely have to be the Penfold range series of wine. Connoisseurs that had previously panned wines from the southern region adore this particular wine, often citing it to be the main reason for liking Australian wines again. Hence, you might want to try this one out, even if you have previously tried out Australian wines and were not a big fan of it. Of particular interest in the series would be the 1953 Penfold Grange that had a concentration of 87% Shiraz and 13% Cabernet Sauvignon. Another notable from the same period is one which came with 100% concentration of Cabernet Sauvignon.
Another popular Australian wine company would have to be Lindeman's. These guys are responsible for producing Australia's most popular white wine, which is exported to a ton of countries all over the world. Founded way back in 1843, their top product today is the Bin 65 Chardonnay. This alone is responsible for a number of accolades won by this company. It is also rated as a top wine for consumers to buy by The Wine Spectator. Many connoisseurs admit that this particular wine from Lindeman's would definitely be among the top 3 chardonnay's in the world today. The company is currently under Foster's wing.
One of the largest family owned wineries until 2005, this was definitely a very popular producer of wines run exclusively within the family. Today, Fosters owns this particular group as well. Their top product remains the Chardonnay-Sémillon known simply as Pinot Riesling. The wines are exported all over the world, with consumers even in North America and Europe. Compared to the other companies on this list here, this is a relatively new one, having been founded only in the year 1969. Today, it is a revered win producer in the South Australia region.
Jacob's Creek Wine
This is a wine that has a rich history with humble beginnings. It is made from the riverbanks of the Barossa valley, where its founder, Johann Gramp planted some of the first grape vines. Today, this wine is a very celebrated one, being exported to over 60 countries all over the world. The wine that was first released under the brand name of Jacob's Creek came out in 1973. Since then, there has been no turning back as Jacob's Creek continues to manufacture wine that is extremely high on quality and is consistent with the taste. Much of this consistency can be credited to the fact that the wine is made exclusively with Jacob's Creek fruit that is sourced from the South Eastern Australian regions.
This is another esteemed winery from Australia, having been found in the early twentieth century. Currently, it is one of the biggest privately held wine producers in Australia. Their top product is the white wine that goes by the name of Noble One. This is a sweet white wine, which has its high number of patrons. People that have tried this wine out are extremely satisfied with it, often wanting to have it again at a later period of time. The company has three diverse wineries, one each in the Riviera region, the Hunter Valley region and Dixon's creek. The first two wineries are in the New South Wales region whereas the last one is in Victoria. It is unknown as to where they source from for their famous white wine, but it is nevertheless quite a popular one.
This is the oldest wine that is still produced in Australia. It is located in the Barossa Valley area in Angaston, South Australia. The Yalumba wine was created by an Englishman that had immigrated out of England to Australia with his family more than 150 years ago. Today, it is one of the top wines and has a distinct taste of its own. It is an extremely successful firm as well, having high turnover rates and is essentially one of the top of the region, essentially becoming the envy of many winemakers around the world.
Each one of the wines listed above has traits and characteristics that make them unique. You should give them a try if you want to seriously enjoy a wine that is rich in taste and is something different, that makes them stand apart from the regular European and American wines available in the market.