F&W's Kristin Donnelly hunts for elegant Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays in Australia's gorgeous Mornington Peninsula.

By Kristin Donnelly
August 01, 2010

Kooyong

With intense citrus flavors and minerality, Kooyong's 2006 Clonale Chardonnay ($30) is a great value, plus it's easy to find.

Stonier

This classic Mornington Peninsula winerfy makes widely available bottles like pear-scented 2007 Chardonnay ($20) and spicy 2006 Reserve Pinot Noir ($40).

William Downie

In Australia, Bill Downie's wines are on their way to cult status. The 2006 Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir is worth the search ($90).

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