The 2018 Kangaroo Island Wine of the Year varietal Finalists have been announced. In its third year, judging again aligned with a feature article and tasting to appear in Winestate Magazine later in 2018. What we do know is this small region continues to produce exceptional wine across the board.
‘The 2017 Kangaroo Island Wine Show once again heralded the potential of the region to produce wines of provenance and quality, whilst at the same highlighting the opportunity for greater exploration of variety, region and site typicity and suitability. The best wines had depth of flavour and good structure. The winner was a truly worthy recipient.’
Those varieties in the finalist list are Sparkling Chardonnay, Sparkling Shiraz, Chardonnay, and Cabernet.
Given the regions infancy in the Wine Industry, these results are exciting. If you have not yet found yourself a Kangaroo Island Wine, then you best ask yourself why? They are bold and brilliant wines in this years finalist wines. Congratulations to the finalists.