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Ocean Eight, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, 2010

Ocean Eight

Score

86
  • Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
  • Drink: 2013 - 2020

Manufacturer:

Ocean Eight

Andrew Jefford

Tasting: Tasmania & Victoria Pinot Noir

Clear, light, pure raspberry red. Slightly dry and linen-like on the nose; lacks aromatic lift and width. On the palate, too, this is a bit harsh and short compared to the high standards set by most of its peers.

Roger Jones

Tasting: Tasmania & Victoria Pinot Noir

Lovely, balanced wine which is rumbling quietly in the bottle. This needs some time, but already there are some lovely fruit and textures coming through and a nice, sharp berry aftertaste.

Alessandro Marchesan

Tasting: Tasmania & Victoria Pinot Noir

Savoury and complex nose with notes of sour cherries and vanilla. Spicy, intense and round with abundant use of oak. Long aftertaste and silky texture.

Details

Wine name: Ocean Eight
Wine classification:
Wine alcohol content: 13.5%
Wine colour: Red
Wine vintage: 2010
Price: £29.00
Wine style: Red, Light-bodied
Country: Australia
Region: Victoria
Subregion: Mornington Peninsula

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