Montalto Pennon Hill Tempranillo Case of Rouge 2008

Region: Australia » Victoria

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Color: Red
Varietal: tempranillo
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The kernel of an idea began to develop when the Mitchell family lived in the UK during the 80's. Summer holidays were spent in the South of France, where John & Wendy Mitchell became smitten with the vineyards rolling down the hills to the Mediterranean. The generosity of spirit and joie de vivre was also infectious, as was a glass of rosé in the afternoon! It was also at this time, unconnecte... Read more
The kernel of an idea began to develop when the Mitchell family lived in the UK during the 80's. Summer holidays were spent in the South of France, where John & Wendy Mitchell became smitten with the vineyards rolling down the hills to the Mediterranean. The generosity of spirit and joie de vivre was also infectious, as was a glass of rosé in the afternoon! It was also at this time, unconnected to the Mitchell's, that the Montalto vineyard was being planted. A few years after their return to Australia, the Mitchell's started thinking about planting some vines at their holiday house on the coast at Westernport Bay on the Mornington Peninsula, running down the slope to the sea as they had seen in France. John Mitchell undertook a short viticultural course and was hooked. After further study the Mitchell's decided to buy a vineyard site to produce their own wine. They purchased their first 25 acres in 1997, and, when the adjacent block came up a year later, purchased that also. Read less

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Snooth User: Alawha
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03/15/2013

Three and a half glasses




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