Commencing as Montalto winemaker in 2009, Simon Black has a tremendous grounding and recognition for the vineyards that provide the lifeblood to the Montalto winery, together with a meticulous understanding of how to vinify and capture the potential of each site. Following his graduation in Oenology from Charles Sturt University in 1996, Black travelled extensively, nationally and internationally, honing his craft. It was inevitable that his love of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir would eventually see him settle on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula. During his time with Montalto, Black has amassed 199 Gold medals together with 64 Trophies in regional, national and international wine shows, together with significant critical acclaim. He is a Len Evans Tutorial graduate and has also been a Gourmet Traveller Winemaker of the Year finalist.

Grape Variety

Pinot Noir


Mornington Peninsula



Wine Style

Red - juicy, smooth, medium-bodied


Supple and delicate red fruits, including cherry, currants and strawberry compote, meld with asian 5-spice driving the medium-bodied palate. This is a beautifully expressive wine with flow and grace.



Food Pairing

Chinese roasted duck with wok fried bock choy

”A pale ruby; an enticing nose of spice and cherries, herbs and wood smoke. It’s soft and easy on the palate with giving tannins. Good Sunday lunch wine.”
– Jane Faulkner

Expert Review

Halliday Wine Companion - 90

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Montalto Estate

Montalto Pennon Hill Pinot Noir 2021

$35.00 per bottle
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