Printhie Wines 2019 Topography Pinot Meunier

Printhie Wines 2019 Topography Pinot Meunier

Have you tried a red wine made from 100% Pinot Meunier? I love them! If you’re a champagne lover like myself then you’re probably use to drinking Pinot Meunier in a sparkling wine blend, however as a still red wine on its lonesome it’s pretty tasty too. It’s along the lines of Pinot Noir.

I received this 2019 Pinot Meunier sample from Printhie Wines (thank you!). It is part of their ‘Topography by Printhie’ range. The grapes come from vines 940m above sea level and the wine spends a short time in a 3,500 litre French oak foudre for maturation.

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Baillieu 2018 Rose Mornington Peninsula

Baillieu 2018 Rose Mornington PeninsulaRosé and homemade 12 hour slow cooked pulled pork is a favourite combo of mine! I recently tried out a recipe from the Ripe Deli cookbook alongside homemade bbq sauce and pineapple salsa and it was insanely good teamed with this Baillieu Vineyard 2018 from Mornington Peninsula which I received from Vino Bambino recently.

This rosé is made from hand-harvested Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes. To gain the colour it spends about 6 hours with the skins (this is called maceration). It retails for $25. Continue reading

Logan Wines Clementine Blushing Minnie Pinots 2018

Introducing the 2018 Clementine Blushing Minnie Pinots from Logan Wines. This juicy red wine is a blend of whole bunch fermented Pinot Noir (70%), Pinot Gris fermented on skins (20%) and Pinot Meunier (10%).

Logan Wines Clementine Blushing Minnie Pinots 2018I have already posted my tasting notes for the other two wines in this lively Clementine trio of premium cool climate wines named after the winemaker’s daughter, Clementine ‘Minnie’ Logan (Logan Wines Clementine Pinot Gris 2018Logan Wines Clementine de la Mer 2018). All bottles are $25 and can be purchased on premise, at select independent retailers and via www.loganwines.com.au Continue reading