2017 Onannon Mornington Pinot Noir

Arguably the best release to date of Mornington Pinot Noir from the terrific trio of Sam Middleton, Will Byron and Kaspar Hermann.

Sale price$36.00


This is boutique producer Onannon's most sort after Pinot Noir.

Made in a powerful, fruit forward, Burgundian style; this wine shows why Mornington Peninsula is regarded as one of the finest Pinot Noir producing regions in the country.

It's deeply fruited and luscious, made by three super-talented and highly regarded winemakers in the form of their life.

If you like Mornington Pinot, this is a no-brainer.

This wine is a blend of three vineyards: our original Red Hill site (23-year-old vines, MV6 and 777); a site in Shoreham (19-year-old vines, MV6); and a site in Merricks North (20-year-old vines, MV6). The fruit from all sites was handpicked and then transported back to the winery where it sat in a cool room overnight. We used all the 777 and some of the MV6 clone from our Red Hill site as the whole-bunch portion.All the remaining fruit was destemmed and cool soaked for 4-5 days until indigenous fermentation took place. The primary fermentation took between five and eight days after which both ferments had one week post-ferment maceration. Natural malolactic conversion finished within 12 weeks, after which time the wine was racked and sulphured. We bottled the wine in late December. - Will Byron, Onannon

93 Points - "A lot of pepper, spice and stalk here, in with juicy cherry, rosehip and smoke. Medium bodied, very spicy capsicum and stalky stuff, but encapsulated in a core of juicy and glossy red fruits, tangy acidity, light graphite brush of tannin, and a pretty long, sappy red fruited finish. It’s a wine of individual personality, for sure." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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