T'Gallant is the sailor's abbreviation for topgallant, the top sail of square-rigger sailing ships. It connotes the peak, the best, the epitome. T'Gallant's winemaking philosophy is the same.
T'Gallant's Cellar Door, tasting and educational area is sited in the original apple cool store. It is a rustic, ambient area for visitors to enjoy.
T'Gallant's diverse range of premium wines and imaginative packaging to match is showcased on their wall of wine. Visitors can taste Australia's benchmark Pinot Grigio + Pinot Gris. Pinot Grigio is the Italian name for the French variety Pinot Gris. The Italian tendency to pick the grapes earlier produces a racy, savoury style while the French typically wait for riper flavours to develop, leading to a fuller, richer palate.
Thus, T’Gallant has become Australia’s leader in this cool climate grape variety. The move was considered bold at the time, nonetheless today Pinot Gris/Grigio is one of Australia’s most popular varietals. T’Gallant has continued a tradition of producing innovative and food-friendly Australian wines with lively personalities ever since.
T’Gallant will continue to deliver. Their annual events are not to be missed, some refreshingly new, or others tried and true. Mushrooms In May Tour is a must. Narrated by guest chefs. Be enlightened on the mysteries and mystique of the fungi kingdom, whilst swirling a glass or two with their savvy cellar door crew.
A: 1385 Mornington Flinders Rd, Main Ridge
T: 5931 1300