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Drumborg Vineyard Pinot Meunier 2018

Seppelt

Drumborg Vineyard Pinot Meunier 2018

Seppelt

Drumborg Vineyard Pinot Meunier 2018

Special Treat
RRP (750 mL)
$36.00
750 mL
$33.50
6 x 750 mL
$201.00

Overview

Overview

This wine forms part of Seppelt’s prized Drumborg Vineyard Range, sourced from the mature, cool-climate Seppelt Drumborg Vineyard in South-West Victoria’s Henty Region. Planted in 1964 by Karl Seppelt and swept by icy Winds from the Southern Ocean, it is one of the Southern-most vineyards of mainland Australia.

Pinot Meunier was planted at Drumborg in 1966 to be used as a component of Premium Sparkling Wine, however it can produce very interesting and delicious dry table wines reminiscent of Pinot Noir. Seppelt Drumborg Vineyard Pinot Meunier is a unique example of this variety and is amongst only a handful of wines made in this fashion in Australia.

Varietal Pinot Meunier
Vintage 2018
Country Australia
Region Henty
Volume 750 mL
Enclosure Screw Cap
Alc/Vol 13.5%
Peak Drinking Now - 2025
Winemaker Adam Carnaby

Taste Description

Taste Description

Nose

The perfumed nose shows complex aromas of strawberry, redcurrants and sweet spice combined with gunflint notes.

Flavours and Palate

On the palate flavours of redcurrants and spiced cherries combine with velvety tannins and subtle, well integrated oak. A fine example of this complex, elegant variety.

Food Pairing

Food Pairing

Seafood
Pork
Duck
Cheese
Cured Meat

Awards and Accolades

Awards and Accolades

95 points James Halliday

James Halliday

“The fourth release from the Drumborg Vineyard. Brilliantly clear colour, the delicious palate of small red fruits and berries perfectly framed by fine tannins and subtle, quality oak.”

Viticulture

Viticulture

A cool winter with good early rainfall was followed by warm, dry spring conditions, resulting in excellent fruit set. Summer temperatures were average to warm, with persistent fine conditions and little rain, resulting in above-average yields and exceptional quality.