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10 MINUTES BY TRACTOR WINE CO. 10X Pinot Noir, Mornington Peninsula 2010

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10 MINUTES BY TRACTOR WINE CO. 10X Pinot Noir, Mornington Peninsula 2010 10 MINUTES BY TRACTOR WINE CO. 10X Pinot Noir, Mornington Peninsula 2010

10 MINUTES BY TRACTOR WINE CO. 10X Pinot Noir, Mornington Peninsula 2010

10 MINUTES BY TRACTOR WINE CO. 10X Pinot Noir, Mornington Peninsula
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10 MINUTES BY TRACTOR WINE CO. 10X Pinot Noir, Mornington Peninsula
  • Style: Pinot Noir
  • Vintage: 2010
  • Region: Mornington Peninsula
  • Code: 10XPN
  • Varietal: Pinot Noir
  • Country: Australia

Region Mornington Peninsula

Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula is located approximately one hour south of Melbourne. A cool maritime climate,the region is virtually frost free, but is susceptible to high winds. Rainfall is moderate, throughout winter and the growing season. Most of the vineyards are located between just above sea level and 200 metres. Soils range from weathered volcanic soils to sandy loams and friable well-drained clays. Mornington Peninsula is best known for making elegant cool climate Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and sublime Pinot Noir.

Winery TEN MINUTES BY TRACTOR WINE CO.

Langton’s Selections Ten Minutes by Tractor Reserve Chardonnay, Ten Minutes by Tractor Reserve Pinot noir Ten Minutes by Tractor is so named because its three McCutcheon, Wallis and Judd Vineyards are all 10 minutes drive from each other by tractor. It’s a very clever name and in some ways reflects the buoyant charm of Martin Spedding. The vineyards are all vertically shoot-positioned. Leaf plucking, hedging and bunch thinning takes place during the growing season to maintain even ripening. At vintage, each block is triaged and batch vinified to increase blending options. Winemaking philosophy is laissez faire. Fermentation is kicked off by indigenous yeasts. Both the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir are made with traditional techniques. The Chardonnay is barrel fermented and aged for around one year in oak prior to bottling. The Pinot Noir is matured in French oak for a period of around 12-18 months. Richard McIntyre from Moorooduc Estate assists in making the wine. The Indiv
Langton’s Selections Ten Minutes by Tractor Reserve Chardonnay, Ten Minutes by Tractor Reserve Pinot noir Ten Minutes by Tractor is so named because its three McCutcheon, Wallis and Judd Vineyards are all 10 minutes drive from each other by tractor. It’s a very clever name and in some ways reflects the buoyant charm of Martin Spedding. The vineyards are all vertically shoot-positioned. Leaf plucking, hedging and bunch thinning takes place during the growing season to maintain even ripening. At vintage, each block is triaged and batch vinified to increase blending options. Winemaking philosophy is laissez faire. Fermentation is kicked off by indigenous yeasts. Both the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir are made with traditional techniques. The Chardonnay is barrel fermented and aged for around one year in oak prior to bottling. The Pinot Noir is matured in French oak for a period of around 12-18 months. Richard McIntyre from Moorooduc Estate assists in making the wine. The Individual Vineyard wines are the most interesting but the Reserve wines are well worth trying. Andrew Caillard MW, Langton's
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