Top 100 wines of Mornington Peninsula

Discover the top 100 best wines of Mornington Peninsula of Port Phillip as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the wines that are popular of Mornington Peninsula and the best vintages to taste in this region.

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Discovering the wine region of Mornington Peninsula

The wine region of Mornington Peninsula is located in the region of Port Phillip of Victoria of Australia. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Moorooduc or the Domaine Hurley produce mainly wines red and white. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Mornington Peninsula are Pinot noir et Chardonnay, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Mornington Peninsula often reveals types of flavors of cream, mint or lime and sometimes also flavors of butter, peach or tropical.

In the mouth of Mornington Peninsula is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 153 estates and châteaux in the of Mornington Peninsula, producing 653 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Mornington Peninsula go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or game (deer, venison).

Discover the grape variety: Pinot noir

Pinot noir is an important red grape variety in Burgundy and Champagne, and its reputation is well known! Great wines such as the Domaine de la Romanée Conti elaborate their wines from this famous grape variety, and make it a great variety. When properly vinified, pinot noit produces red wines of great finesse, with a wide range of aromas depending on its advancement (fruit, undergrowth, leather). it is also the only red grape variety authorized in Alsace. Pinot Noir is not easily cultivated beyond our borders, although it has enjoyed some success in Oregon, the United States, Australia and New Zealand.

Food and wine pairing with a wine of Mornington Peninsula

wines from the region of Mornington Peninsula go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, veal or game (deer, venison) such as recipes of fricandeaux german style, bigos (polish sauerkraut with paprika) or rabbit socks in gibelotte.

Organoleptic analysis of wine of Mornington Peninsula

On the nose in the region of Mornington Peninsula often reveals types of flavors of cream, tobacco or peach and sometimes also flavors of tropical, pineapple or butterscotch. In the mouth in the region of Mornington Peninsula is a powerful with a nice freshness.

News from the vineyard of Mornington Peninsula

DBR Lafite CEO Jean-Guillaume Prats to step down

Jean-Guillaume Prats is set to leave the business around four years after being appointed CEO and president of Domaines Barons de Rothschild (DBR Lafite). A DBR Lafite spokesperson said Prats would leave before the end of the year, in order to ‘devote himself to his family business and to consulting’. Group chairwoman Saskia de Rothschild will take over the executive management of DBR Lafite as of December. Prats’ arrival at DBR Lafite was announced in November 2017 as part of a leadership ...

St-Joseph 2020: report and top-scoring wines

This is a very fine vintage for St-Joseph, with excellent red and white wines to be found along the length of the appellation. Scroll down for tasting notes and scores for the top scoring St-Joseph 2020 wines {"content":"PHA+VGhlcmUgYXJlIG1hbnkgZXhjZXB0aW9uYWwgd2luZXMgZnJvbSBzbWFsbCBidXQgb3V0c3RhbmRpbmcgZ3Jhbml0ZSB0ZXJyb2lycyB0byBiZSBmb3VuZCBmb3IgbGVzcyB0aGFuIMKjNDAgcGVyIGJvdHRsZS48L3A+CjxwPjxkaXYgY2xhc3M9ImFkLWNvbnRhaW5lciBhZC1jb250YWluZXItLW1vYmlsZSI+PGRpdiBpZD0icG9zdC1pbmxpbmUt ...

Freixenet Copestick acquires Bolney Wine Estate

One the pioneering English wine estates, Bolney has a portfolio of sparkling and still wines that have won several awards. It was founded in 1972 by Janet and Rodney Pratt and is now run by their daughter, and winemaker, Sam Linter. Commenting on the acquisition, Freixenet Copestick — the UK and Ireland arm of Henkell Freixenet — said it was sure it had found ‘the perfect winery’. MD Robin Copestick said: ‘The sparkling wines are excellent and the business is excellently run by Sam Linter.’ ...