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Vineyard: Eldridge Estate

OwnersDavid Lloyd, Wendy Lloyd
VarietiesChardonnay, Gamay Noir, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc

Wineries sourcing from this vineyard

Reviewed wines produced from this vineyard

2010 Eldridge Estate Red Hill Victoria Mornington Peninsula Australia Pinot Noir

13.5%, 120 cases, $49.99. Importer H. Mercer Imports, Studio City, CA. Indigenous yeast fermentation, aged in mostly older French oak barrels. · Moderately light reddish-purple color in the glass. Pleasing aromas of red cherries, tea, rose petals and a hint of smoky oak taking on more fruit intensity over time in the glass. Middleweight flavors of red and black cherry backed by well-proportioned dry tannins with nicely integrated oak in the background. Some spice and mineral nuances add interest. Very silky and caressing on the palate with a juicy, bright finish. Score: 91. Reviewed September 5, 2013 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2006 Eldridge Estate Red Hill Mornington Peninsula Victoria Australia Pinot Noir

14.0% alc., screw cap. · Moderate deep red color in the glass. Attractive aromas of cherries and ripe strawberries with a hint of oak and mint. Delicious slightly confected cherry core that is rich yet light on its feet. Accents of savory herbs and cinnamon spice are complimentary. Beautifully composed with gossamer tannins and a crisp finish. My only nit would be a lack of persistence on the refreshing finish but the wine more than makes up for this with upfront charm. Reviewed November 13, 2009 WINERY » ARTICLE »