Top 100 red wines of Mornington Peninsula

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

Discovering the wine region of Mornington Peninsula

The wine region du Mornington Peninsula is located in the region of Port Phillip in Victoria in Australia. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Moorooduc or the Domaine Hurley produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Mornington Peninsula are Pinot noir, Chardonnay and Pinot gris, 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, tobacco or peach and sometimes also flavors of tropical, pineapple or butterscotch.

In the mouth of Mornington Peninsula is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 151 estates and châteaux in the of Mornington Peninsula, producing 647 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Mornington Peninsula go well with generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or vegetarian.

Discover the grape variety: Sangiovese

Originally from Italy, it is the famous Sangiovese of Tuscany producing the famous wines of Brunello de Montalcino and Chianti. This variety is registered in the Official Catalogue of Wine Grape Varieties, list A1. According to recent genetic analysis, it is the result of a natural cross between the almost unknown Calabrese di Montenuovo (mother) and Ciliegiolo (father).

Food and wine pairing with a red wine of Mornington Peninsula

red 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 chili con carne, roast veal with caramelized carrots or sarthe pot.

Organoleptic analysis of red wine of Mornington Peninsula

On the nose in the region of Mornington Peninsula often reveals types of flavors of cream, coffee or microbio and sometimes also flavors of vegetal, oak or tree fruit. In the mouth in the region of Mornington Peninsula is a powerful with a nice freshness.

News from the vineyard of Mornington Peninsula

Walls: My top 10 Rhône wines of the year 2021

Of all the columns I’ve written this year, this one should have been the easiest to write: open my tasting notes file, sort by year 2021, sort by score, select the top ten highest scoring wines, copy and paste. Go to the pub. But it’s not that simple. Some wines are technically perfect and undeniably excellent, wines I respect greatly that deserve their high scores – but on a personal level, they leave me a little cold. Scroll down to see tasting notes and scores for Matt Walls’ top ...

‘Historical Super Tuscan’ producers unite under new association

Sixteen founding members launched the new ‘historical’ SuperTuscan wine committee in Florence last week. Paolo Panerai, of Castellare di Castellina, is president of the newly formed Comitato Historical Super Tuscans, with Davide Profeti, of San Felice, as vice-president. Piero Antinori, whose Tignanello and Solaia are some of the best-known SuperTuscans, is the committee’s honorary founder. The association has set its headquarters in Castelnuovo Berardenga, near Siena, and its foundi ...

Investing in California wine: slow but steady gains

There has been buyer and trade enthusiasm for California’s 2018-vintage releases, yet there is still a sense of the region finding its way on the international fine wine market. Releases of top Cabernet Sauvignon and ‘Bordeaux blend’ wines from the 2018 vintage have added some spark to the California sector of the market this year. ‘We’re seeing much stronger demand for blue-chip 2018s than we did for the 2017s,’ said Ryan Woodhouse, domestic wine buyer for K&L Wine Merchants in the US. Scar ...