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2020 Dexter Pinot Noir

Mornington Peninsula, VIC

Small batch Pinot from one of the Mornington Peninsula's best quiet achievers.

$55.00

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About
Light, bright and just right.

Jane Faulkner (Halliday Wine Companion)

About The Wine

Those with a penchant for Pinot Noir and Mornington Peninsula will most likely have had a wine by Tod Dexter.

It may have been under the Stonier label, it may have been under Yabby Lake; regardless, it would have been memorable. Dexter is his own.

Tod and his wife Debbie planted this east-west vineyard in Merricks back in 1987 and have been making their own wines from it for over a decade.

Treat yourself to a bottle of this and discover the beauty of the Peninsula, this is magic stuff.

About Dexter

Those with a penchant for Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Mornington Peninsula will most likely have had a wine by Tod Dexter.

It may have been under the Stonier label, it may have been under Yabby Lake; regardless, it would have been memorable. Dexter is his own.

Tod and his wife Debbie planted this east-west vineyard in Merricks back in 1987 and have been making their own wines from it for over a decade.

The Dexter vineyard
The Dexter vineyard
Mornington Peninsula, VIC
Additional Info

From The Producer

Hand-picked fruit was destemmed without crushing and elevated into small open fermenters. The must was left un-inoculated for 2-3 days and when fermentation was observed cultured yeast was added.

One fermenter was put aside for whole bunch fermentation and this component is 13% of the final blend. Fermentation temperatures peaked at around 32°C and during fermentation the cap was plunged up to 2 times per day. 2-3 days after fermentation was complete, the must was gently pressed and transferred into French Oak puncheons (22% new, 33% second use and 45% older) where MLF occurred.

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
ABV : 13.5%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2031
Bottle Size : 750ml

Winemaker Tod Dexter
Winemaker Tod Dexter
Mornington Peninsula, VIC
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

92Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"Light, bright and just right. That’s thanks to a mix of ripe strawberries and macerated cherries, with a dusting of dried mint and fresh basil. Smooth texture, fine if light tannins and best enjoyed in its youth." - Jane Faulkner (Halliday Wine Companion)

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