Scorpo Vineyard & Wines
23 Old Bittern Dromana Road
Merricks North 3926
Mornington Peninsula
Victoria (MEL 162 E12)
Australia

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2018 Scorpo Aubaine Chardonnay, Mornington Peninsula Pristine scents of grapefruit, melon and lemon reveal smoky charcuterie undertones, suggestions of cinnamon and nougat, lime and coriander. Packed with vivacious fruit and backed by savoury oak, it’s generous and deeply flavoured but retains elegance and style, with a baby fat-like unctuousness tightened and focused by a refreshing acidity, and a briny, ferrous aspect at the finish. Astonishing quality and value – significantly better than many, many wines at twice its price.  JO    

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="17245" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]Hand-picked MV6 and Abel clones fermented separately with very different vinification, matured for 13 months in French oak (20% new). Deep, clear crimson-purple; powerful, deep and rich, yet no hint of over-extraction. Luscious plum and dark berry fruit tells you to take no liberties. Top stuff with a spicy savoury finish. Will live for many years on the pinot calendar. Winery - Scorpo Wines Winery Region - Mornington Peninsula Variety - Pinot Noir Vintage – 2017 Halliday Rating - 96/100 Price when Tasted - $55.00 Date when tasted - 25 Mar 2019 Alcohol - 13.5 % Drink By - 2037 Closure - Screwcap[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="17245" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]When you combine fruit power with this kind of complexity, and add finesse to the equation, then you go straight into the elite class. This drives home its case with flavours of peach, nougat, flint and a variety of barrel-worked complexities. One sip and you feel caught in its headlights; there's so much going on, its hard not to become fixated. Winery - Scorpo Wines Winery Region - Mornington Peninsula Variety - Chardonnay Vintage – 2015 Halliday Rating - 96/100 Price when Tasted - $60.00 Date when tasted - 05 Mar 2018 Alcohol - 13.5 % Drink By - 2023 Closure - Screwcap[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="17244" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]Abel clone vines were close-planted in '13 at 10 000 vines/ha. Hand-picked, wild yeast-open fermented with 10% whole bunches, 20 days on skins, matured for 13 months in French oak (20% new). The fruit is deep and complex, no surprise, but the savoury tannin support has also been well managed. Watch this space. Winery - Scorpo Wines Winery Region - Mornington Peninsula Variety - Pinot Noir Vintage – 2018 Halliday Rating -95/100 Price when Tasted - $90.00 Date when tasted - 24 Mar 2020 Alcohol - 14 % Drink By - 2033 Closure - Screwcap[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="17244" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]Estate-grown clones P58, I10V1, 76, 95, hand-picked, whole-bunch pressed to French oak (20% new), wild-fermented, no stirring, no mlf, matured for 12 months. The fresh, vibrant palate supports my suspicion that Mornington Peninsula chardonnay would be better without mlf in most instances. Grapefruit provides the javelin of the fruit expression, nothing more. Winery - Scorpo Wines Winery Region - Mornington Peninsula Variety - Chardonnay Vintage – 2019 Halliday Rating - 95/100 Price when Tasted - $48.00 Date when tasted - 24 Mar 2020 Alcohol - 13.5 % Drink By - 2029 Closure – Screwcap[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="17244" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text]MV6 and Abel clones, hand-picked and vinified differently with some inclusion of whole bunches (10%), MV6 in concrete, Abel in stainless steel. A perfumed bouquet leads into a spicy/savoury palate with blood plum and black cherry fruits with very good follow through on the finish. Winery -Scorpo Wines Winery Region - Mornington Peninsula Variety - Pinot Noir Vintage - 2018 Halliday Rating - 95/100 Price when Tasted - $55.00 Date when tasted - 24 Mar 2020 Alcohol -14 % Drink By - 2035 Closure - Screwcap[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]