Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Cassanne Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir 2010
Now on to the wine. This was quite close to my top 10 for 2012, an honorary I suppose. The Cassanne Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir 2010. Quite dirty in the glass with a faint reddish hue, the wine comes alive on the nose with a gorgeous mix of tart cranberry and green leafy beetroot. The palate has a very earthy and dirty primary hit with brown spice and tart raspberry in the middle. It has a very long tail with more earth in the way of fried clay, think terracotta if you must, right at the back. A great finish to a great wine so one to look out for.
Drink with sticky beef short ribs
Drink till 2016
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