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2021 Even Keel Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir

Mornington Peninsula, VIC

Vibrant, full-flavoured Pinot Noir from Polperro main man, Sam Coverdale.

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It smells and tastes authentic, pure, savoury and attractive...

Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

The Even Keel Pinot Noir is the entry level Pinot Noir release from talented Mornington Peninsula vigneron, Sam Coverdale.

Sam makes some outstanding single vineyard Pinot Noirs from his Mornington sites. 

The Even Keel sees the sites blended into a soft, slippery, approachable Pinot Noir with loads of fruit and a tickle of spice.

A sumptuous and seductive look at Pinot from the Peninsula. 

Solid value from this premium wine region.

About Polperro

Sam Coverdale is living his dream. Farming a little patch of Mornington Peninsula and making wines that he loves to drink.

"We believe that great wines have character and balance, and that they are grown on the vine." he says, hence his move toward organic farming principals.

The more care he has taken in the vineyard, the better the wines have become. The proof really is in the pudding.

Polperro vineyard
Polperro vineyard
Mornington Peninsula, VIC
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From The Producer

Bright nose of red sorbet fruits – strawberries and red cherries, and a background of gamey notes. On the palate it’s concentrated with flavours of savoury red fruits, pure and bright, with pretty dried herbs, dusty tannins and great length.

The fruit is handpicked across multiple vineyards and blocks and destemmed into 2 & 5 ton open fermenters as whole berries and left to start fermenting naturally. Once fermentation starts strongly, the ferment is hand plunged 2-3 times per day for 15 days. The wine is left on skins for post ferment maturation for up to 15 days, then pressed off skins and racked to barrel. Seasoned oak is used, then it is racked and returned to barrel in the summer. The wine is bottled without fining or filtration in the autumn of the following year, giving it a total of 10 months in oak.

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
ABV : 12.8%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2026
Bottle Size : 750ml

Winemaker Sam
Winemaker Sam
Mornington Peninsula, VIC
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Critic Reviews

92Points
The Wine Front

"You can’t help but admire the dry spiciness of this wine. It smells and tastes authentic, pure, savoury and attractive, its strawberry-cherry, sweet-sour flavours laid with earth, spice and twig notes galore. There’s nothing particularly profound about it and yet it does everything right, particularly in flavour-profile and shape-of-palate terms. It’s drinking a treat already but there’s no real hurry." - Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

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Loved this!

This was a delicious and easy Pinot to drink! Had it out at a restaurant and loved it so much that we ordered it from Different Drop.

Highly recommend!

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Even Keel pinot is a classic Peninsula Pinot Noir, easy to drink and a crowd favourite. Guaranteed to please all at a dinner party with this winning number.

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Simply a 10/10 Pinot Noir. It’s too hard to stop at one-two glasses as it’s that good. Full bodied, oaky taste that is light in colour.

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