Montalto Estate Pinot Noir 2010

I get to taste a lot of pinot noir due mostly to the proximity of Melbourne to Victoria's principal pinot noir growing regions - the Mornington Peninsula, Geelong, the Yarra Valley and the Macedon Ranges - and probably in part because the current local obsession with red Burgundy continues.  This pinot from Montalto is a good one.

A medium(-) intensity ruby in colour, its aroma opens to a moderately intense expression of savoury cherries, herbs and oregano seasoned with a smidgen of white pepper.  The palate is developing, with medium to medium(+) acidity, light tannins, medium body, and savoury cherry flavours carrying through and cloves appearing.  This is a good balanced wine that has a certain drinkability to it.  I had a second glass.  Good

Abv: 14.5%
Price: $48
Source: sample
Vendors: http://www.montalto.com.au
Website: http://www.montalto.com.au
Tasted: September 2012

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