About This Wine
Mornington Peninsula Wines
South of Melbourne, the Mornington Peninsula grape growing region has a cool, maritime climate that is most known for their Pinot Noir and Chardonnay production. Other varieties that have seen some success here include Pinot Gris and Tempranillo.
However, it does seem that Pinot Noir is their focus judging from the fact that The Mornington Peninsula International Pinot Noir Celebration is held once every two years. The event displays the region’s capabilities in making some of Australia’s finest Pinot Noir in front of local and international audiences.
The Wine Front – On target for a comfortable mesh of chardonnay fruit flavour and a racier acid line running through the wine. Sits well in glass with its green apple, nectarine, sandalwood and faint fern-herbal character. The palate is edgy in its texture, like a starched sheet, long though, and offers layers of fruit and gentle savouriness. Very pleasant stuff here.