|Region||Mornington Peninsula, Vic|
|Bling||96pts James Halliday, 95pts The Wine Front Magazine|
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So why not find out for yourself, with a little help from Wine Compass, here’s the 5 Mornington Peninsula Wineries You Need to Visit This Weekend…...
Pinot noir (French pronunciation: [pinoˈnwaʁ]) is a red wine grape variety of the species Vitis vinifera. The name may also refer to wines created predominantly from Pinot noir grapes. The name is derived from the French words for "pine" and "black" alluding to the varietals' tightly clustered dark purple pine cone-shaped bunches of fruit. Pinot noir grapes are grown around the world, mostly in the cooler regions, but the grape is chiefly ...
As you'd expect from a peninsula, Mornington is cool and maritime, with vines getting a good blasting of cold in winter. Folks who know about climate and wine would know that would rule out your classic big, bold Aussie reds. Maybe, but good producers and a focus on medium-bodied wines and sparklings have put this area on the map....