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.
Informations about the Winery Quealy
The Winery Quealy is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 24 wines for sale in the of Mornington Peninsula to come and discover on site or to buy online.
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.
The wine region of Victoria
Victoria is a relatively small but important Australian wine state. Located in the Southeastern corner of the continent, with a generally cool, ocean-influenced Climate, Victorian wine is remarkably diverse, producing all sorts of wines and styles in different climates. In all, the state covers almost 250,000 square kilometres (over 90,000 square miles) of land (almost the same Size as the US state of Texas), well under a quarter the size of its western neighbour, South Australia, and less than a third the size of New South Wales to the North. As such, Victoria's size - and to some extent, the state's viticultural history - can defy generalization.
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The word of the wine: Volatile acidity
Acidity resulting essentially from alcoholic fermentation and formed from acetic acids in the free state.