Ten Minutes by Tractor Merricks Shiraz Viognier 2022

Ten Minutes by Tractor Merricks Shiraz Viognier 2022

Ten Minutes by Tractor Merricks Shiraz Viognier 2022

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Ten Minutes by Tractor Merricks Shiraz Viognier 2022 invites us to explore the exquisite wines of the Mornington Peninsula, a region known for its cool climate and winemaking excellence. With a sense of curiosity, let's delve into the intricate details of this blend, all while celebrating the winemaking traditions and unique character of this coastal paradise.

Mornington Peninsula's Winemaking Excellence: Nestled on the southeastern coast of Australia, the Mornington Peninsula is a hidden gem in the world of winemaking. With its maritime influences and diverse terroirs, this region has gained recognition for producing elegant and expressive wines. Ten Minutes by Tractor Merricks Shiraz Viognier 2022 pays homage to the Mornington Peninsula's winemaking legacy, reflecting the region's commitment to crafting wines that beautifully express their terroir. In this vintage, we encounter a wine that captures the essence of the Peninsula's sun-kissed vineyards and the artistry of the 2022 harvest.

Tasting Note - Ten Minutes by Tractor Merricks Shiraz Viognier 2022:

Appearance: In the glass, the Ten Minutes by Tractor Merricks Shiraz Viognier 2022 presents an enticing ruby-red hue, hinting at the vibrant character held within.

Aroma: On the nose, this blend enchants with a bouquet that harmoniously blends dark fruit and floral notes. Ripe blackberries, plums, and violets mingle seamlessly with hints of white peach and a touch of white pepper.

Taste: The palate invites us on a journey through the Mornington Peninsula's terroir, enhanced by the allure of the 2022 vintage. Layers of succulent dark fruit, including blackcurrants and raspberries, grace the palate, delivering a harmonious and elegantly structured character. The subtle integration of Viognier adds a velvety texture and a touch of apricot sweetness.

Finish: The finish is a testament to the wine's quality, leaving behind a lasting impression of dark fruit, a hint of spice, and a touch of oak.

Food Pairing:

  1. Pork Ravioli with Red Wine Jus (Wineology): Elevate your dining experience by pairing the Ten Minutes by Tractor Merricks Shiraz Viognier 2022 with Wineology's pork ravioli, enriched with a red wine jus. The wine's depth harmonizes with the dish's richness, creating a delightful synergy.

  2. Tomato with Stracciatella (Wineology): Embrace the wine's versatility with tomato and stracciatella cheese from Wineology, drizzled with 25-year-old aged Pedro Ximenez balsamic. The Shiraz Viognier's balanced character complements the dish's vibrant flavors, resulting in a memorable pairing.

Indulge in the Ten Minutes by Tractor Merricks Shiraz Viognier 2022, a wine that celebrates the Mornington Peninsula's winemaking excellence and the elegance of the 2022 vintage, while savoring the culinary offerings of Wineology.

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Tasting notes from our sommeliers:

The tannins are chewy and give structure and drive to this collaborative, elegant wine from Vic.

Country: Australia | Region: Mornington Peninsula

Winemaker: Ten Minutes by Tractor | Vintage: 2022

Style: Red | Variety: Shiraz and Viognier

Primary Flavours: Plum, Cranberry, and Violet

Acidity: 3.0 | Sweetness: 2.0 | Tannin: 4.0 | Body: 4.0 | Alcohol: 3.0

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