Seppelt Drumborg Vineyard Pinot Meunier 2015

Winemaker Adam Carnaby’s first crack at the variety as a solo wine was in 2013, but that wine didn’t make the market (I did ask if there were hidden bottles about!). About 20% is whole bunch in the ferment mix. Great to see this play happening at Seppelt. Nice duo with the pinot meunier from  across-the-road neighbours, Best’s, too. Pinot meunier as a table wine is the little grape that could, it seems.

Great drinking here, faint meatiness, touch of Autumn leaves, crinkle cut texture, cranberry and pickled cherries, then a feathery blanket of tannin and touch of spicy oak. Fresh as you like perfume goes red fruits, sarsaparilla, young leather. Just medium weight, stacks of personality. Mad drinking. Love it.

Tasted : MAY17
Alcohol : 12.5%
Price : $36
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2017 - 2022
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