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Even Keel Pinot Noir - Mornington Peninsula

Even Keel Pinot Noir - Mornington Peninsula

Vintage: 2017 | Type: Reds | Producer: Polperro/Even Keel
Region: Victoria
Alc: 12.6%
Closure: Screw cap
Bottle size: 750ml

$28.80: as part of any six
$32.00: single bottle
$345.60: per case of 12

Since arriving in our store Polperro wines have found many admirers, especially this beautiful little pinot from the superb 2017 Mornington vintage. It’s cheap enough to serve as guilt free mid week TV drinking, but good enough to place on a fancy dinner table on the weekend. Polperro calls it their entry level offering but we assure you, this is misleading, because it certainly doesn’t taste ‘entry level’. 

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Polperro owner Sam Coverdale is a pretty down to earth kinda guy, a lovely person, a keen surfer, and a damn good winemaker. He started off as a cellar hand at Tyrells at just 18 years of age, then completed a Business and Winemaking degree before setting off to further fine tune his skills in Spain, Italy and France. On his return he established Polperro in the Mornington Peninsula in 2006. Today the wines are some of the finest [and best value] in a region notorious for inflated prices and hyperbole. They are made with minimal handling, wild yeast ferments, no fining and filtration and predominately old oak inputs. All the stuff we love!

Since arriving in our store Polperro wines have found many admirers, especially this beautiful little pinot from the superb 2017 Mornington vintage. It’s cheap enough to serve as guilt free mid week TV drinking, but good enough to place on a fancy dinner table on the weekend. Polperro calls it their entry level offering but we assure you, this is misleading, because it certainly doesn’t taste ‘entry level’. The nose has that lovely enticing ‘pinosity' which instantly draws you in and keeps you sniffing. The aromas reveal delicate, very pretty, high toned notes of fresh red cherries, wild strawberries, rose petal and subtle forest floor. All this continues through the light to medium weight palate which bristles with pinot energy and delicious mouthwatering pinot flavours. Bargain…!

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Producers notes

Terrific vineyards, surf beaches and a close proximity to Melbourne mean the Mornington Peninsula is the perfect home for Polperro by Even Keel, and Sam Coverdale and his family.

Having grown up surfing the beaches of northern New South Wales and South East Queensland, Sam started out as a vintage cellar hand at Tyrrell’s at just 18 years of age, before completing degrees in Business from the University of Queensland and Wine Science at Charles Sturt University.

Sam joined Hardy’s, working across several Australian wine regions, then in Spain, Italy and France learning from the likes of Jean-Marc Lafage. Through this technical grounding and experience, Sam developed a strong sense of the wine he loves to drink and make – wine that plays to the strengths of particular regions and is true to the climatic conditions of each vintage.

He established Polperro by Even Keel in 2006 with a view to creating drinkable, balanced and elegant wines that continue to interest beyond the first glass.

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