Kooyong Massale Pinot Noir Mornington Peninsula

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Award Winning Kooyong Massale Pinot Noir Mornington Peninsula

GBP 22.5
£22.50
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Tasting Note

This tastes like hedgerow fruit on a bright autumn morning (frosted rosehips and blackberries) and makes us think of quality red Burgundy. And yet you will never find a Burgundy at this price with such dry intensity surrounded by wonderful airy gracefulness. A terrific, complex Pinot Noir with a profoundness that suggests a far more expensive wine than it really is. Fantastic.

            - Tom King, Fine Wine Manager

Product Information

  • Red Wine

  • Red - Elegant & Silky

  • Kooyong

  • Glen Hayley

  • Australia

  • Victoria

  • Pinot Noir

  • 2018

  • Drink now or keep for 2-3 years

  • 75cl

  • Screwcap

  • 13%

  • Yes

Winemaking

The Kooyong vineyard is located on the Mornington Peninsula at Tuerong, on Miocene sedimentary soils. The wines are made from domain grown, handpicked grapes and aim to manifest terroir: the integration of geology and soils with the macroclimate of the region, the mesoclimates of the various sites within the vineyard and the weather of the annual grape growing season. Cultural operations in the vineyard and practices in the winery endeavour to articulate these unique characteristics diligently, respectfully and without artifice. Kooyong Massale is an estate blend of Pinot Noir parcels from the Tuerong and Balnarring vineyards. The parcels in this wine represent 12.9 hectares. The fruit was fermented, without yeast inoculation, in open vats for 18 to 21 days, with a small proportion of whole bunches included. The malolactic conversion is also indigenous. The maturation period is 13 months in French oak, 12% new.

Press

  • 92/100 - Fresh as a daisy. Frisky to boot. Cherry-plum and orange rind, beet and rose petals. A slip of smoky/cedary oak. There’s some softness to the palate but it bounds through the palate in energetic fashion. A joy to drink.

    • The Wine Front, April 2019
    • Campbell Mattinson
  • 91/100 - Youthful ripe strawberry fragrance with fresh berries and a hint of cocoa. Lovely palate with expertly handled oak and a long finish. Drinking Window 2019 - 2025

    • Decanter.com, July 2019
    • Roger Jones, Justin Knock MW, Anthony Rose
  • The 2018 Massale Pinot Noir offers a youthful perfume of black cherry, wild summer berries and dried rose petal. On the palate, the wine is deep, medium-bodied and layered with flavours of cherry and cranberry, soft pillowy tannins and excellent length and fruit purity.

    • PortPhillipEstate.com.au, January 2019
    • Kooyong's notes

Customer Reviews

  • Too good

    Such a good Pinot Noir! just wish it was cheaper so i could buy lots more :)

    • 11111 Quality
    • 11110 Value for money

    Review by Milton (Posted on 03/10/2017)

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Our free in-store collection service is available on via our website, or can be arranged by calling us on 01225 322810. Orders will be available for collection from the Great Western Wine Shop, Unit 3-4, Wells Road, Bath, BA2 3AP only. Please be aware handling time can be up to 48 hours (business hours) from point of ordering. You will be notified by the Customer Service team when your order is ready for collection. When collecting your order, please ensure you bring a valid photo ID, card used for payment along with a copy of your order. This can be a printed copy or you can show a copy of the email confirmation on your phone or tablet. If you are unable to collect your order within 30 days of purchase, your order will be cancelled and payment refunded.

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