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Gained considerable attention for its Pinot Noirs during the 1980s, and continues to produce wines of distinctive style under the ownership of no less than six siblings of the Stapleton family. As I can attest from several visits over the years, the view from the cellar door is one of the best in the Grampians region. Exports to Canada, Korea and China.
Author: James Halliday
Montara Grampians Wines is captivating with its panorama of plains, mountains, vines, and old-world charm of the Ararat gold rush days. Situated 260 kilometres northwest of Melbourne with a dramatic backdrop of the rugged sandstone Grampians mountain ranges, it is a feast for the eyes and the spirit.Established in 1970, Montara is today owned by the Stapleton family. This dynamic group of six siblings has given Montara a youthful exuberance, where tradition meets a new era of winemaking. Montara's handcrafted wines are 100 percent estate grown and truly express the elegant, intense fruit characteristics reflective of the cool climate Grampians region. Wines include Chardonnay/Pinot Noir sparkling, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Shiraz.
Cool climate Shiraz & Riesling
Sun: 11:00am till 4:00pmFri: 11:00am till 4:00pmSat: 11:00am till 4:00pm
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Outstanding winery capable of producing wines of very high quality, and did so this year. Also will usually have at least two wines rated at 95 points or above.
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