Verdelho Swan, Pemberton & Frankland Western Australia
Moondah Brook can boast an unbroken succession of superb vintages ever since inaugural release, they can lay claim to consistently delivering one of Australia's most popular Verdelho wines. This unique grape was originally planted on the Moondah Brook property near Gin Gin in the 1960s, from much earlier cuttings along the Swan Valley where Verdelho thrives in the warm and sunny climes. Every year, Moondah Brook just gets better, no discerning white wine enthusiast's chiller should be without a bottle or two of Moondah Brook's invigorating Verdelho.
Moondah Brook is a contemporary range of varietal wines within the Houghton group, sourcing fruit from vineyards throughout the greater Swan and Frankland River regions. Verdelho is a versatile varietal that bridges the gap between a light, food friendly aromatic wine with something more full bodied. Moondah Brook sets the benchmark, showcasing Verdelho's characteristic flavours and gentle acids, with just the right amount of weight on the palate. Moondah Brook's vineyards yield the finest Verdelho grapes, harvested throughout the coolest hours of morning and night to preserve the vital fruit characters, crushed, inoculated and fermented under strict temperature controls to retain freshness.
Pale straw with tinges of green. A bouquet of lively tropical fruit, guava, pineapple and passionfruit with underlying citrus and hints of gooseberry. Intense fresh fruit flavours continue on the palate, a long finish is balanced by fresh acidity. Fashioned to be a splendid drink immediately upon release, Moondah Brook will continue to develop, but why wait? Enjoy now with spicey Asian or the freshest seafood.