2019 Quealy Seventeen Rows Pinot Noir

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Certified organic, certified delicious. A savoury and complex, Mornington peninsula, old vine Pinot Noir.
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Just 17 rows of original MV6 Pinot Noir remain, gifting their old-vine fruit to Quealy's flagship Pinot Noir. The entire vineyard is located on a gentle north-facing slope, on shallow loams over clay.

The inaugural Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir vineyard, established 1982 on our winery property. We have persisted with the wide spacing, zero irrigation, and organic farming regime to contribute to this unique Pinot proposition.

Region: Mornington Peninsula
Blend: Pinot Noir (100%)
ABV: 12.90%
Closure: 750ml
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94 Points - "The home vineyard planted 1982. What a thing. Seventeen rows, one would assume.Truffle scents on raspberry liquorice, cherry, dark chocolate and some smoky, paprika spice. Supple texture shifts a gear with a web of dark, chewy tannins, bright acidity keeps it perky and the wine drives long to a fine, amaro-like finish. Very charming, savoury focused pinot noir."- Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

95 Points - "Medium ruby-red colour, bright and clear throughout the glass. Red cherries, rosemary and sage aromatics. Medium-weighted, a fine acid line holds everything up with a brightness of cherry fruit and sweet herbal notes. Great length and a drive of powdery tannins accentuates the focus. There's a delicacy at the back that accentuates the extraordinarily long finish." - Stuart Knox (The Real Review)

95 Points - "The most structured of the Quealy pinot noirs. Full bodied, good concentration, with ripe, plush tannins and sweet, spicy fruit. Savoury notes shine through with hazelnut skins, black olives, an earthiness and iodine. It leaves an impression." - Jane Faulkner (Halliday Wine Companion)

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    11 months ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    A standout for me.

    I love tightly structured Pinots with lovely smooth but juicy tannins. Plus a touch of spice

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Quealy

Kathleen Quealy is part of the winemaking heart & soul of Mornington Peninsula.

The first person to plant Pinot Gris in Australia, Kathleen and her husband Kevin McCarthy launched T'Gallant winery in the 90s, pioneering this famous variety. But it was with Quealy Vineyards, based in Merricks North, with the winery and cellar door in the centre of the viticultural action, where they made their mark.

Kathleen has continued to innovate - along with PG, Quealy is renowned for super-interesting expressions of Muscat and Fruilano, experimenting with different degrees of skin contact and fermentation styles. Kathleen & Kevin's son Tom has now taken on the daily winemaking duties, with guidance from Mum and Dad and the wines have never looked better.

Kathleen is a true industry legend and one of the most visionary wine personalities on the Peninsula.

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