2020 Quartier Pinot Noir

A Mornington Pinot that ticks all the boxes; bright fruit, nice spice, and good structure.

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Born of a desire to showcase the unique terroirs on the Mornington, this Quartier Pinot Noir from Port Phillip Estate comes off 2 vineyards in Tuerong and Balnarring.

It’s quite a spicy MP wine, while still showcasing the classic red and black berries that the region's Pinots are known for. Medium-bodied, the wine is juicy and approachable while still offering structure and a distinct tannin profile.

A unique offering that stands apart from the classic style of the region - which is a good thing, adding an extra layer of interest.

The fruit for this wine was sourced from vineyards in Tuerong and Balnarring. The fruit was fermented in open vats. Fermentation occurred spontaneously with ambient yeasts and lasted 16 to 18 days. The wine underwent indigenous malolactic fermentation. The maturation period was ten months in French oak barriques, puncheons (10% new), and large format foudre. The wine was bottled without fining and with minimal filtration.


89 Points - "Strawberry, spice, a bit of smoke and sap. Light to medium in body, kind of smoky and sappy again, with squished strawberry, light grainy tannin, maybe slightly soapy too, with orange peel on a modest finish. Drink now. Has interest." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

90 Points - "Medium to light ruby to brick-red colour, with a trace of purple at the rim. The bouquet is smoky, meaty charcuterie-like and quite complex, while the wine is light on its feet, mild in extract and concentration but attractively flavoured and balanced." - Huon Hooke (The Real Review)

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