Cool climate styles
Among all of wine’s admirable distinctions, the influence of climate invites fascination and curiosity in equal measure and shines through overtly in the glass. It’s no coincidence that some of the world’s most sought after wines styles are cool climate be it Burgundy, Veneto, Marlborough or Mosel which is rated as easily the world’s coldest region to grow wine grapes. Cool climate regions enjoy unique conditions that allow delicate grapes like Pinot Noir and Riesling to develop their hallmark expression which is notoriously hard to achieve elsewhere. These wines are characterized by exuberant fruit, softer tones and elegant texture that define the cool climate style and we’re picked out five bottles from the most chilled of the geographical lot.