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2020 Crittenden Estate Peninsula Pinot Gris

Mornington Peninsula, VIC

Multi-faceted Mornington Pinot Gris, with succulent citrus, stone fruit and barrel ferment characters.

$29.00

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About

About The Wine

For all their excellent Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, Mornington's calling card may well be Pinot Gris.

Crittenden's 2020 PG release shows an excellent balance between vibrant flavours of white flower, pear and citrus and the texture and breadth given by wild fermentation in barrel.

Rollo Crittenden has a rare touch for white wines with poise and elegance.

About Crittenden Estate

We use words such as pioneer and legend too loosely. But we can't avoid them in discussing Garry Crittenden, founder of Crittenden Estate.

He was the first to view Mornington Peninsula as a viable commercial wine region, with his first plantings in 1982.

He was the first vigneron to commercialise Italian varietals in Australia, such as Nebbiolo, Dolcetto and Barbera.

And with his son Rollo now running things, the pioneer spirit remains, with daughter Zoe also involved in the marketing side of the business. Look out for the experimental Oggi, Los Hermanos and Pinocchio ranges of wine.

Also worth visiting their outstanding cellar door in Dromana, in the northern part of the Peninsula.

Vineyards at Crittenden Estate
Vineyards at Crittenden Estate
Mornington Peninsula
Additional Info

From The Producer

Hand harvested, whole bunch pressed and wild yeast fermentation. Following ferment the wine was immediately sulphured to prevent malolactic conversion and then aged on gross lees for 10 months to enhance complexity. Savoury aromatics of musk and spice with textural flavours of pears and lemon juice.

Blend : Pinot Gris (100%)
Drink Until : 2024

Rollo Crittenden
Rollo Crittenden
Mornington Peninsula, VIC
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

A lick of maritime briny crunch is the extra element that lifts this Pinot Gris into the excellent category, even more than the well-mannered barrel ferment characters. - DD Wine Crew

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