Category Archives: Mornington Peninsula

UOMSWS Introduction to Wine Tasting Semester 1 2014

This is the slightly overdue write-up for the University of Melbourne Student Wine Society’s Introduction to Wine Tasting session held back in April. We ran two concurrent sessions with the same line-up of wines.¬†One group was led stumbling down the … Continue reading

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Crittenden Estate Los Hermanos Txakoli Petit Manseng 2012, Mornington Peninsula, VIC

$25 direct from winery. I foresee this as one of my favourite summer wines for 2013-14. Brilliantly vibrant fruit, clean fresh acidity, this Petit Manseng rendition of the Spanish Txakoli blend – Hondarrabi Zuri, Hondarrabi Beltza and Petit Manseng – … Continue reading

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Crittenden Estate Los Hermanos 2012 Homenaje, Mornington Peninsula, VIC

AUD$34 direct from winery. This is a blend of 43% Garnacha (Grenache), 38% Mataro (Mourvedre) and 19% Tempranillo. Parcels of destemmed fruit fermented by wild yeasts were racked into 3rd-use oak hogsheads and barrels where they aged separately for 10 … Continue reading

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Quealy Blanc de Noir 2009, Mornington Peninsula, VIC

I picked up this interesting cleanskin sparkling wine from Quealy on a recent trip to the Mornington Peninsula organised by the Uni Melbourne student wine society. In addition to a $10 Nebbiolo rose cleanskin, this $25 sparkling wine is very … Continue reading

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Seppelt Salinger Vintage Cuvee 2009, Great Western, VIC

Made from Chardonnay (63%), Pinot Noir (28%) and Pinot Meunier (9%), and includes up to 5% aged reserve wines for added complexity. This is a multi-regional wine, with fruit sourced from the cool climate sparkling regions of Henty (70%), Adelaide … Continue reading

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