Mornington Peninsula

"The Mornington Peninsula landscape with its gently undulating hills, rolling green pastures and tranquil vineyards is as stunning as the range of wines produced by its wineries. Wine production in this region dates to 1886, when a wine from won an honourable mention in the Intercontinental Exhibition in London. The modern revival of the region began in earnest in 1972 when a small group of aspiring vignerons recognised the dormant potential of the Mornington Peninsula for producing high quality, cool climate varieties.

Since then the region has built a global reputation for producing a range of fine wines, complimenting perfectly its long-standing reputation as a seaside playground thanks to its beaches, calm bays, natural beauty and world-class golf courses... For what is a relatively small growing area there are a surprising array of soils to be found: from mottled yellow duplex and red volcanic soils to sandier soils around the Peninsula's geographic centre of Moorooduc. This delightful diversity of soils, a microclimates and the cool, ocean informed climate creates a complex network of microsites capable of producing famed Pinot Noir  and Chardonnay to high quality Shiraz to Arneis.

Chardonnay, possibly more than any variety, benefits from the extraordinary natural acidity that the cool Mornington Peninsula climate can produce and accentuates the restraint and tight structure for which the region is renowned. While for Pinot Noir there is an enormous range of styles to the region’s flagship variety, from a haunting elegance and lingering intensity through to the more complex, structured and rich expression of the land. For all varieties grown here, the constant factor is the clear varietal character which is clearly pronounced throughout the different sub regions of the Peninsula." - Wine Australia

Map courtesy: Wine Australia

  • Avani Amrit Chardonnay 2019

    Avani Amrit Chardonnay 2019

    Region: VIC- Mornington Pen

    New release Chardonnay and first look at Avani's 2019 vintage!   This is the first look at Avani's 2019 vintages, with their Amrit Chardonnay. A classic style that offers a nutty, citrus blossom nose. Rounded rich palate of lemon drops,...

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  • Crittenden Estate Peninsula Fume Sauvignon Blanc 2017

    Crittenden Estate Peninsula Fume Sauvignon Blanc 2017

    Region: VIC- Mornington Pen

    "This FUMÉ BLANC style is a beguiling wine that brings a new dimension to Sauvignon in our wine line up. Essentially it seeks to capture a smoky minerality with both texture and length, and in our view succeeds. Due to the use of only 10% new oak barrels...

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  • Crittenden Los Hermanos Tempranillo 2019

    Crittenden Los Hermanos Tempranillo 2019

    Region: VIC- Mornington Pen

    WINNER - WINE MAGAZINE'S BEST RED VARIETAL 2019!    "In Spanish terms this wine has been produced in the ‘joven’ or youthful style – meaning it exhibits only the vibrant fruit characters of Tempranillo without the...

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    $27.00
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  • Crittenden Pinocchio Moscato 2018

    Crittenden Pinocchio Moscato 2018

    Region: VIC- Mornington Pen

    We, at Crittenden Estate, have long been fans of the wonderful Italian Moscato wines. They are intriguing for their beguiling nose of lychees and gin-ger, the delicious frizzante (fizz) they carry and the refreshing spine of acidity that cuts through the...

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    $21.50
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  • Dexter Black Label Pinot Noir 2018

    Dexter Black Label Pinot Noir 2018

    Region: VIC- Mornington Pen

    WINE FRONT 96 POINTS!  "Always the strawberries and spice, a little exotic, with a touch of earth, dried roses and fresh mint. It’s delicate, but has a sort of quiet power and authority, tannin offers a gentle swipe of pumice stone, a cool...

    Current stock: 3

    $90.00
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  • Dexter Chardonnay 2018

    Dexter Chardonnay 2018

    Region: VIC- Mornington Pen

    This delicious, small production, Mornington Peninsula Chardonnay hits it out of the park year on year and 2018 is no exception!   "Handpicked fruit is gently whole bunch pressed into a tank and settled overnight. It is then transferred...

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  • Dexter Pinot Noir 2019

    Dexter Pinot Noir 2019

    Region: VIC- Mornington Pen

    POWER AND POISE. TOD DEXTER, WINEMAKER FOR SOME OF THE MOST REGARDED PRODUCERS, SHOWS WHY HE MAKES SOME OF THE BEST PINOT ON THE PENINSULA WITH HIS SINGLE VINEYARD SIDE PROJECT.   "Aromas of dark berry fruits such as blackberry, plums and...

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    $55.00
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  • Dexter Pinot Noir 2019 Gift Box

    Dexter Pinot Noir 2019 Gift Box

    Region: VIC- Mornington Pen

    HERE IS A PINOT FROM ONE OF THE BEST PRODUCERS ON THE MORNINGTON PENINSULA. DEXTER'S 2019 RELEASE IS HIGHLY ANTICIPATED AND COMES PRESENTED PERFECTLY FOR GIFTING!                         ...

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  • Handpicked Capella Chardonnay 2017

    Handpicked Capella Chardonnay 2017

    Region: VIC- Mornington Pen

    HUON HOOKE 95 POINTS!  Multi-Trophy Winner - Royal Melbourne Wine Awards 2019!  Best Single Vineyard wine!  Best Chardonnay Trophy!   “Attractive grapefruit, lemon, candlewax and cashew bouquet… the...

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    $54.00
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  • Handpicked Chardonnay and Socks Gift

    Handpicked Chardonnay and Socks Gift

    Region: VIC- Mornington Pen

    SOCKS FOR DAD (OR ANYONE) FOR CHRISTMAS? NOT A NOVEL IDEA, BUT YOUR CHARDONNAY LOVER WILL NO DOUBT APPRECIATE THESE QUIRKY HANDPICKED SOCKS WHILE SIPPING!                           ...

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  • Moorooduc Devil Bend Creek Chardonnay 2019

    Moorooduc Devil Bend Creek Chardonnay 2019

    Region: VIC- Mornington Pen

    A great balance between Chardonnay styles - not oaky nor is it lean - melon, nutty and citrus.   "Our philosophy in everything we do is to make the most of top quality ingredients. Intensive, hands-on care in the vineyard, with minimal use of...

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    Current stock: 16

    $26.00
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