Category Archives: Geelong Region

Pinot Grigio / Gris, the Victorian way

The start to the week has us heading for a typical Melbourne Spring. Warm Monday then a baking Tuesday (well, it felt that way on┬áthe basketball courts). Then as I’m typing this, the nightly silence of my quiet street is … Continue reading

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Scotchman’s Hill Norfolk Vineyard Pinot Noir 2007, Bellarine Peninsula, VIC

RRP$55. Fruit for this wine is hand-picked off 23-year old vines at Scotchman’s Hill. A portion of fruit is fermented with 25% whole bunch, while another is de-stemmed and spent 20 days macerating on skins. The blended wine is racked … Continue reading

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Scotchman’s Hill Sutton Vineyard Chardonnay 2007, Bellarine Peninsula, VIC

RRP$55. Fruit from a 23-year old vineyard, hand-picked, 100% barrel fermented but no malolactic fermentation. Batonnage fortnightly for 6 months, staying in contact with lees for 16 months in new to 2 year old barriques. It has a rich, gold … Continue reading

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Tipy-toe on the Bellarine Peninsula – Scotchman’s Hill

Being one of the largest privately owned winery, Scotchman’s Hill is one of the best wine producers of the Bellarine Peninsula, just 30 mins out of Geelong (about 90 mins from Melbourne). It produces quality, cool climate wine but not … Continue reading

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