From our home on the Mornington Peninsula, undeniably the epicentre for pinot noir, Montalto’s meticulous production process has, to date, delivered an extensive selection of award-winning pinot noirs, each with distinguished and diverse qualities. Those seeking to expand their palate will not be disappointed by the exquisite reds Montalto has to offer. Pairing delicately blended combinations of intensely fragrant red fruits, such as wild strawberry, raspberry and red currant, Montalto’s pinot noirs delve deep in flavour with expressive notes such as blood orange, pink peppercorn, sage and forest floor. The unique terroir and sub-regionality of our 5 Mornington Peninsula vineyards allow our pinot noirs to deliver classic aromas and flavours while introducing you to distinctive notes, individual to our cool climate and maritime location.
An Exploration of Wine Variety
Enjoy a moment out of the ordinary on the Mornington Peninsula with Montalto, where the abundance of award-winning wines is unparalleled. Known for our impressive collection of pinot noirs, those looking to enjoy a seated tasting can do so in The Cellar Door, 7 days a week. If you’re looking for a wine for all occasions, try our Montalto Pinot Noir 2021, a wonderfully aromatic choice, plentiful in red fruits, with harmonious, velvet-like tannins. Gloriously bright, with a long and expressive finish, the Pinot Noir 2021 is quenching yet moreish. Or, for a more complex palate, try our Montalto Single Vineyard ‘Tuerong’ Pinot Noir 2021. Showcasing notes of strawberry and cranberry fruit steeped in savoury pan juices, it’s an excellent choice that will appeal both in its youth and with some bottle age. Cellared correctly, your patience will be rewarded with 10+ years of maturing.
The Restaurant can be booked for those looking to enjoy an outstanding meal matched with our award-winning wines. While visiting us in Red Hill, take advantage of the impressive selection of wines we have to offer. Enliven your palate and enjoy one of our other varieties of red such as our selection of syrah and tempranillo, or for something a little light, perhaps try our much-loved rosé. Relax and relish in the ever-changing set menu, showcasing a seasonal celebration of our estate-grown heirloom produce, expertly interlaced with the finest locally sourced ingredients from across the Mornington Peninsula.