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Moorooduc Estate

Moorooduc Estate Pinot Noir 2020 (Mornington)

Moorooduc Estate Pinot Noir 2020 (Mornington)

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The 2020 Moorooduc Estate Pinot Noir is a bright garnet colour. Aromas of lifted violet and red rose petals. With red raspberry and cherry fruit and hints of moroccan spices (cardamom, cinnamon and pomegranate molasses). On the palate the wine shows bright red cherry fruit, with tangy pomegranate and a touch or mushroom savouriness on the finish. Long with fine grained silky tannins and a crisp finish.

Wine Specifications

Variety: Pinot Noir

Size: 750mL

Region: Mornington

ABV: 13.5%

Vintage: 2020

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Winery & Vintage Info

2019/2020 is the first cool growing season we have had since 2015, which seems counterintuitive when you reflect back on the news of Australia‚Äôs terrible fire season over the summer ‚Äď we were very lucky, and the conditions here were quite different for us than they were for a lot of Australia. The season started well, with plenty of moisture in the soil and moderate weather conditions. Spring was unseasonably cool, with strong westerly winds resulting in some reduction of fruit set. The drought conditions seen farther north of us extended south in mid-season bringing the most rapid drying of the vineyard we have ever seen. Mild conditions persisted over January and February with intermittent rain events, and cool conditions during the ripening time and lead up to harvest. We escaped the bush fires and the resultant smoke taint seen in other parts of Australia at that time. Vintage started on the 8th of March, three weeks later than in 2019.

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