Thursday, February 29, 2024
24.4 C
Melbourne

Jane Eyre Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir 2015

$48.00 (original price)

At 8 years old I think I have caught it at a good time while it is still relatively young.
Don’t get me wrong you can taste a delicate like maturity to the wine.
However the fruit is still bright – by bright I mean it’s still jumping with youth, clean, fresh and vibrant.
With a good whiff of purple flowers and a trace of brambles, which I find in Barolo more often than I would a Pinot Noir.
In the mouth I get red and dark cherry and plum fruit finishing a little dusty, rounding out with a savoury earthy wash followed by gentle tannins bringing the wine an almost silky conclusion.
Once again I don’t drink enough Pinot from the Mornington Peninsula; I get a surprise every time I open one.

I enjoyed this wine by itself, whilst taking pleasure in drinking and exploring this wine’s twists as it opened up.


the new way we drink in 2022Michael Lillis

the Rot has set in.

Call me a wine wanker, if you must, but I would like to try this wine side by side,
cork V Screw cap, as Im sure the flavour would be so different if not better under cork.
Interesting Facts about Australian Pinot Noir. You may or may not want to know!
The first cuttings of Pinot Noir arrived in Australia from Burgundy, in the 1830s.
Pinot Noir has only been produced in commercial quantities in Australia since the 1970s.
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