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2016 Dexter Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir

Dexter Wines

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Our Price: $49.99 / bottle (RRP: $60.00) Case: 6 x 750ml

'An excellent pinot.'
Huon Hooke

  • Hand picked fruit is destemmed without crushing and elevated into small open fermenters. The must is left un-inoculated for 2-3 days. When fermentation is observed cultured yeast is added. Fermentation temperatures peak at around 32 °C and during fermentation the cap is plunged up to 3 times per day. 2-3 days after fermentation is complete, the must is gently pressed and transferred into French Oak bariques (25% New, 75% second third and fourth use) where it undergoes MLF before winter. The wine is racked once in the spring and put back to barrels for further ageing. It is racked again in January for bottling in February, 10 months after harvest.

  • Australian Gourmet Traveller Wine - Top Single Site Pinot Noir Star Performers

    Last year the 2013 Dexter Pinot was the top Wine in a tasting amongst the best single site Pinots produced in Australia. Wines from $40 - $140 per bottle were featured, and the Dexter was the only wine to receive 97 Points and was picked as the winner amongst the panel. Tasted by Peter Bourne, Huon Hooke, Peter Forrestal and Nick Bulleid.

    2015 Vintage Review:
    'Medium to full red/purple colour. Shy, subdued aromas, with strawberry to raspberry fruit and the palate is light to medium-bodied and again juicy fruity, with mild but insistent tannins adding backbone and length. An excellent pinot.'
    Huon Hooke

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