A stunning landscape on warm days and cool evenings,excellent wines and fine food easily make Mudgee wineries, northwest of Sydney,as your newest travel destination. But how do you choose the best place to visit from among 60wineries and cellar doors in Mudgee, NSW as shown in the latest Mudgee wineriesmap? Yes, you got it right. The winery with the unique quality ofwine produced in its vineyard is your best choice. Logan Wines, both a boutiquewinery and an award-winning cellar door, is definitely your best choice. Itlends modern ambiance as you taste the full range of Logan wines or sample aplatter of locally made cheese followed by homemade cake and excellent coffee. Those who have experienced its unrivaled charm cannot helpbut blurt out that Logan’s Vineyard and Tasting Room as “the most beautifulwinery” in Mudgee.
It is located 15 km from Mudgee along the CastlereaghHighway, and it is just some 9 minutes away from Stay in Mudgee. Perched on the side of a hill overlooking the family-ownedvineyard that blends well with the surrounding mountains, Logan’s Tasting Roomis a scene-stealer. Its eye-catching architecture bright interior andcomfortable lounges add fun to your wine-tasting holiday. Now, what else does Logan Wines offer more to its gueststhan meets the eye? Logan’s winemaking secretPeter Logan’s love for the rich character of fruityAustralian wines and the balanced structure of Old World wines led him toproduce wines that combine fresh Australia’s fruit flavors and Europe’s balanceand finesse.
Logan wines are produced from grapes grown in Mudgee andOrange regions. These wines are naturally fermented and, where appropriate,gently barrel-aged to underline the expression of the origin in the finishedwine. Mudgee region’s temperate climate and well-drained soil helpgrape-growers to produce wines with intensity and flavor that appeal to yourpalate. On the other hand, Orange region’s altitude and rich volcanic soil, withits sunny and dry days thanks to the desert region in the inland west, completethe natural setting for Australia’s world-famous Logan wines. Logan’s Excellent wines • Logan RangeWines in the Logan range are produced exclusively fromgrapes grown in Orange Region’s the highest altitude vineyards. Such wines areunrivaled as they bring Europe’s restraint and elegance but always withAustralia’s character. It is just perfect for those who enjoy somethingexquisite, and with good value for money.
The Logan 2016 Sauvignon Blanc has very pale gold colour. Ithas a vibrant aroma of guava, meyer lemon, green papaya, and macadamia. Thegently textured palate zings with flavours of lime and pink grapefruit with along mineral finish. The Logan 2016 Chardonnay is also pale straw in colour witharomas of pear, nectarine pomelo and a whiff of gunsmoke.
The palate is focusedaround a mineral core with flavours of lemon, white peach and cashew, adelicate texture and a long finish. The Logan 2017 ‘Hannah’ Rosé is pretty salmon pink incolour. It has a lifted aroma of watermelon, cherry, and cinnamon.
The lightlytextured and delicately balanced palate has flavours of red apple, blood plum,pomegranate and orange zest with a minerally dry finish. The Logan 2012 Cabernet Merlot is a bright red colour witharomas of blackberry, dark chocolate, beetroot, rosemary and tobacco. Thesecontinue onto the medium bodied mouth filling palate which also showsraspberry, thyme and fresh earth and a long finish. The 2017 Moscato is white gold in colour. It has a fresharoma of fruit salad and flowers. The semi-sweet palate has an upliftingfrizzante with flavours of rambutan, pear and ginger and a clean finish. • Vintage ‘M’ CuveeRangeThe Logan Vintage ‘M’ Cuvée, our next range, is named inhonour of Malcolm Logan, Peter’s father. Produced in the traditional method,the Logan Vintage ‘M’ Cuvee is made from the classic French sparkling varietiesof chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meunier.
A lovely rose gold colour withvery fine bubbles and a persistent mousse, the Logan Vintage ‘M’ Cuvée iscomprised predominantly of chardonnay, with approximately 20% pinot noir and20% pinot meunier. The red pinot varieties contribute a wild strawberry andspice element to the perfume whilst the chardonnay component creates an elegantand luscious sparkling wine, with complex nut, biscuit and zippy lemon aromathat leads into a crisp but full palate and a lovely long finish.