2021 Scorpo Pinot Grigio Bestia
- Mornington Peninsula VIC
- Pinot Grigio
The Scorpo family vineyard in Merricks North, on Australia's Mornington Peninsula combines old world practices with new world flavours. Scorpo Wines combines the family heritage with expertise in growing premium grapes, meticulous attention to site selection, and a best practice approach to vineyard management and processes, trusting the old axiom that great fruit makes great wine.
Hue between burnt orange and a Mutabilis rose. Rich aromatics, spicy,heady. The Aroma is Red ‘Sensation’ pear , Oranges. Morello cherry. Refined Palate grippy, wonderful texture. Briny, spicy, intense, exotic. Savoury phenolics. Flavours of Mandarin, orange jube, mixed with pears. Citrus pith and exotic spices accompany the long finish.
Winemaking - Ripe grapes are harvested – 30% Wholes bunch, 70% Destemmed in an open top fermenter. 5 day cold soak, indigenous ferment over two weeks. Pressed after 30 days total. Aged for 12months in French oak barriques.