Mountford Wines

+61 8 9776 1345 Bamess Road
Pemberton, WA 6260
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Early pioneers of the wine industry in the South West of Western Australia, the Mountford family selected Pemberton with its high winter rainfall for the unique flavour potential possible from this cooler and largely forested region. Trained horticulturist Andrew Mountford was looking for a region as yet undiscovered in Australia and chose the site of the vineyard based upon the combination of soil, climate, topography and of course most importantly the right feel. Eighty acres of undulating country gave all the variables needed for this dream and a fifteen acre vineyard was planted. Obvious cool climate conditions, amongst the coolest in Western Australia were suitable for Andrew and Sue Mountford's passion for the classic early ripening varieties; Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot. In this regions short history these varieties have proven more than any other to be the correct selection. Established in 1987 and now one of the regions oldest vineyards, these vines are producing Read more »

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  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • Mountford Estate Pinot Noir Waipara 2009


    Lightly creamy coffee oak, spiced. Fine focus, wood sweetness rounds out the palate, creamy, lots of mocha on the palate. Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Mountford Estate Pinot Noir Waipara 2008


    Fine blend of wood and musky fruit, ashy, dried black cherry. Smoky, fine clarity and balance, wonderful mouthfeel, light yet sleek with a touch of glycerin, a bit oaky, nutty, finishes very strongly. Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Mountford "Village" Pinot Noir Waipara 2009


    Smoky, soil, iron, beef, cinnamon spice, almost a touch of ginger, smoky wood. Nice raspberry bright acids, mineral base, good complexity, nice tannin ripeness. Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • You’ve probably tried a few New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs and maybe even dabbled in the occasional Pinot Noir, but have you taken a look at their Chardonnays? If you haven’t, you really need to. I should probably rephrase that. If you enjoy a leaner, crisper style of Chardonnay that manages to be ripe yet firm with vivid clarity, then it’s time f... Read More

    From the article New Zealand Chardonnay

  • Chardonnay Mountford Estate 2008


    This is all gentle, gentle mineral and barrel fermentation aromas accent the soft core of apricot fruit that shows flashes of dried lime zest and marzipan on the nose. On the palate this is very clear and precise, fresh and juicy while being obviously quite ripe. The fruit sticks in the citrus end of the spectrum, with a nicely precise feel and ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

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  • Mountford Pinot Noir Gradient 2006


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    Wine review by Halo21

  • Looking for a Pinot Noir from the Rhone Valley (preferably Northern Rhone). Any suggestions? Read More

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