2019 Ten Minutes by Tractor Down The Hill Pinot Noir

A rustic and darkly fruited Pinot from one of Mornington's top producers.

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The ‘Down The Hill’ from Ten Minutes is a more darkly fruited, bolder style, while ‘Up The Hill’ is their lighter more fragrant estate expression of Pinot Noir.

This wine is much more typical of what we are used to seeing from the Mornington Peninsula. Very much representing the region, it has dark fruits of plum and mulberry with lifted spice and violet .The tannin profile is quite rustic, melding seamlessly with those fruit characters.

Great producer, and a great wine, that sits right in the wheelhouse of what we want from Mornington Pinot.

Fruit was handpicked then fermented on skins in a combination of concrete tanks and stainless steel for 14-21 days. 15% whole bunch fermented, then 10 months in a combination of new (20%) and old oak.

93 Points - "Pale to medium cherry-red in the glass. Dark cherries and dry herb aromas. The palate goes into a deeper meat note from the herbal nose. Quite savoury with a saline minerality as well. Good drive and intensity to the long finish. A powerful wine." Stuart Knox (The Real Review)

91 Points - "Darker fruits and richer flavours come into play but it's not a big wine per se. Fuller bodied, raw silk tannins and some drive across the palate. It's not overly complex but it makes for good drinking now." Jane Faulkner (Halliday Wine Companion)

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