Starting to feel the chill? Cosy up with our top three warming reds from the Barossa Valley region
One of the great pleasures of the cooler months is the rich, warming flavours of our favourite red wines. Nothing beats a cosy night in with a glass of red matched with flavourful comfort food.
Barossa Valley is a small, beautiful place in South Australia (Barossa Valley Estate pictured below) known for its unique warm climate that grows fruit with depth of flavour like nowhere else on earth.
Here Toast selects our top recommends from Barossa Valley Estate’s range of vibrant reds - perfect for cosying up to on cool days and chilly nights...
Shiraz often takes the limelight as the Barossa’s star red wine. Barossa Valley Estate Shiraz justifiably deserves this attention with its alluring flavours of exotic spice and vibrant red plum, with a delightful burst of blueberry. Pair with: minted roast lamb, lightly grilled meats, hard cheeses
Velvety GSM (Grenache Shiraz Mourvèdre)
A majestic blend of Barossa Valley’s best wine styles, Barossa Valley Estate GSM has delightful fragrant violet notes, bursting with red berry fruits and a smooth, velvety texture. Pair with: savoury Italian dishes (pizza), blue cheese, dark chocolate
Expressive Cabernet Sauvignon
A versatile, richly scented red - you’ll savour Barossa Valley Estate Cabernet Sauvignon's fragrant blackcurrant, and lifted notes of plum with a silky cocoa centre. This deliciously complex red is as equally surprising as it is captivating. Pair with: juicy tender steak, sautéed mushrooms