2022 Jamsheed Beechworth Roussanne

Gary Mills' lavishly textural single vineyard Roussanne.
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The Jamsheed Roussanne is a top example of this white Rhone variety.

It comes from the Warner vineyard that is famously used by Giaconda in the Northern Victorian cool climate region of Beechworth, and it receives the full box and dice.

Whole bunch pressed, wild yeasts, old large format French oak, lees stirring - all doing their bit to add body and texture to the wine.

Gary's been picking this wine earlier and retaining great natural acidity, meaning that despite all of its texture and body it remains fresh and vibrant. If you're into your Chardonnays and other full-bodied whites then this will be right up your alley.

It's wonderful.

Handpicked from the Warner Vineyard in Beechworth, three hours north of Melbourne.

The vineyard is situated in the foothills of the Alpine Valley of Victoria and is composed of granitic-loam over clay and areas of slate and shale.

The Roussanne is handpicked, whole bunch pressed and racked with full solids into older 800 and 500 litre French oak, fermented with indigenous yeasts and left sur lees for 8 months.

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    Justin G.
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Superb, serious and delicious

    This wine has a delicious almost luscious full mouth feel, full bodied without being overwhelming. Rich fruit flavour but with a serious savouriness that makes it moreish and an excellent companion to a meal. This sparked a conversation around our table as to why we don’t drink more of this varietal.

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    Marco M.
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    4 years ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Extraordinary 'Cloudy' Roussanne

    Rousanne is one of the typical white varieties of the northern Rhône and is particularly delicate and elegant. Roussanne is blended most often with other grape varieties when not blended express its finest characteristics.

    The Jamsheed Rousanne displays a delicate honeysuckle aroma, pear flavor, and full body 'cloudy' look. Exceptional wine for a special meal.

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Jamsheed

Gary Mills' Jamsheed wines are amongst the most exciting in the country: thrilling, authentic wines packed with personality.

With a specific focus on the regional differences in Victorian Syrah for his Jamsheed range, Gary has always been ahead of the curve in creating minimal intervention wines that naturally convey the characteristics of their respective vineyards.

On top of his much sought-after Syrahs, Gary produces excellent textural white wines from varieties including Riesling and Roussanne, and is never afraid to innovate with his fun and quirky 'Harem' label.

Jamie Goode called him “the new face of Australian wine”. Wild, electric and always delicious, Jamsheed is one of the Victoria’s most compelling producers.

Gary Mills & Elika Rowell Jamsheed

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