1251 Bellarine Highway, Wallington
Cellar Door: Daily apart from Tuesday (10-5)
Ph: (03) 5250 2756
Adventure Estate is the 'new kid on the block' cellar door on Bellarine Peninsula and is located at the popular Adventure Park Fun Park.
Despite this they are very serious about their wine. They picked up a couple of bronze medals on their first hit out at the 2006 Geelong Wine Show.
The range includes Pinot Noir, Viognier, Chardonnay and Shiraz.
There are three types of Tasting notes:
(W) Notes from the winery (blurbs from bottle)
(GXY) Notes from a GenXY wine reviewer
(G) Notes from GenXY's Tasting events (collective opinions)
Adventure Estate Pinot Noir 2003
(GXY) Tasting: Oct 2006, fragrant liqueur cherry and plum, medium bodied savoury palate with gamey and white pepper features, firm tannic finish, one to cellar for three or four years (****)
Adventure Estate Viognier 2005
(GXY) Tasting: Oct 2006, apricot, eldeberry and pear aromas, crisp spicy mid-palate, lightly oaked, crisp finish (***1/2)
Adventure Estate Viognier 2004
(GXY) Tasting: Oct 2006, apricot, peach and pear aromas, crisp spicy mid-palate, light oak, zesty finish (***1/2)
Adventure Estate Chardonnay 2004
(GXY) Tasting: Oct 2006, lively melon and peach aromas, lots off butterscotch, buttery palate with sweet toasty vanilla oak (***1/2)
Adventure Estate Shiraz 2005
(GXY) Tasting: Oct 2006, ripe plum, black cherry and blackberry, sweet medium palate with pepper notes, toasty mocha-vanilla oak, firm tannins (***1/2)