Very pale in colour, this pinot noir from the Mornington Peninsula has aromatics of strawberries and red fruits. The palate is fresh with ripe red fruits and a restrained bearing. Ready to drink now, this is a youthful and approachable style of pinot noir. Rating: Good. Abv: NA. Price: $20s. Website: NA. Reviewed: December 2019.
This is another good 10X pinot noir release from Ten Minutes by Tractor on the Mornington Peninsula. This leading producer always offers a wealth of useful regional vintage information. Specifically, the 2018 vintage saw a late budburst (20 September – two weeks later than 2016), a warm spring, perfect conditions at flowering (24 November comparedContinue reading “Ten Minutes by Tractor 10X Pinot Noir 2018”
This is the second Main Ridge Estate wine tried in recent months, both good. You can read the other review at this link. Main Ridge Estate was one of the earlier Mornington Peninsula estates established in the 1970s, and as far as I can tell, was sold in late 2015 to the Sexton family. TheContinue reading “Main Ridge Estate Chardonnay 2013”
Pale in colour, this Mornington Peninsula pinot noir – the entry level offering from Ten Minutes by Tractor – opens to aromas of wild herbs and redcurrant. The palate is medium bodied with fresh chalky tannins and acidity, and good length on the finish. This is great value at $34 and is Burgundian in styling. Rating:Continue reading “Ten Minutes by Tractor 10X Pinot Noir Mornington Peninsula 2017”
The aroma of this pinot gris from Ten Minutes by Tractor in the Mornington Peninsula reminds of pears and spiced pears. The palate is dry, full bodied and has attractive length. Ready to drink now, this is a well made pinot gris. Rating: Good. Abv: 13.5%. Price: $28. Source: Sample.
This is a complex rendition of sauvignon Blanc from Ten Minutes by Tractor in the Mornington Pensinsula. It has a nutty and gooseberry like aroma. The palate is firmly acidic, with a yellow grapefruit like linearity. Ready to drink now, this wine can be approached over the next couple of years. Rating: Good. Abv: 12%. Price:Continue reading “Ten Minutes by Tractor 10X Sauvignon Blanc Mornington Peninsula 2017”