2018 Moorooduc Estate Pinot Noir

Highly Rated
Exotically-spiced Mornington Pinot with lovely tannins, entering a spot-on drinking window.

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The McIntyres of Moorooduc (founders Richard and Jill and MW daughter Kate) aren't afraid of tannin in their Pinots. Inspired by the long-lived wines of Burgundy they build structure and ageing potential across their whole range of delicious Pinots.

The Estate Pinot is all destemmed but spends 20 days on skins and almost 18 months in oak. A beauty of a wine for the price, exotically-aromatic, velvety on the palate and just pure sensory Pinot pleasure.

Deep garnet colour with a nose that is complex, darkly perfumed and tightly wound. Deep dark cherry fruit, dark violet perfume with exotic incense-like notes. On the palate, black cherry and raspberry, with pomegranate syrup, star anise and firm, fine grained velvety tannins. Long, concentrated and complex. Still very youthful, will open up and soften with time.

A great match to slow cooked duck marylands with beetroot and potato mash.

95 Points - "Medium to full ruby colour, the bouquet echoing the beginnings of some age development, with a toasty-smoky note and hints of berry compote, subtle foresty bunchy nuances too, and these are supported by abundant soft but drying tannins on the palate. There's a charming core of sweet fruit and the wine is overall really delicious and succulent. And very good value." - Huon Hooke (The Real Review)

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