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2016 Pinot Gris

WINEMAKING NOTES

 

The fruit for this wine was grown on the lower terraces of Askerne Vineyard.

The fruit was hand harvested, gently pressed then the juice was fermented in tank.

 

ANALYSIS

 

pH

TA

RS 4 g/l

Alcohol 14%

 

 

TASTING NOTES

 

Aromas of pear and quince flow through to a rich dry palate.  Additional nuances of brioche and custard add complexity to the nose and layers of richness to the palate.

Drink over the next year or cellar for up to five years.

 

AWARDS

5 Stars Sam Kim Wine Orbit

Silver Medal Hawkes Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards

Silver NZ International Wine Show

4 Stars Raymond Chan Wine Reviews