2015 Pinot Gris Winestate Wine of the Year Finalist!
WINESTATE 2017 Wine of the Year Finalist - Central and Western Tasting - 4.5 STARS – EXCELLENT : Equal Top in Category
BRONZE MEDAL at the 2015 Orange Wine Show!
Pinot Gris needs balance more than most. Cropped at the right level on our pristine Orange hillside, it produces a wine that is luscious, beautifully aromatic and perfect with Asian influenced food.
REGION: Orange Region, NSW Central Highlands
GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Pinot Gris
WINEMAKING: This Pinot Gris was harvested in the cool of the night from two blocks; one at 730m and from one at 900m. The grapes were crushed and destemmed immediately before being matured on lees for six months. The free run juice underwent malolactic fermentation adding texture and depth to the finished wine.
COLOUR: Pale straw with a youthful green hue.
AROMA: Fresh and lifted with Granny Smith apple, pear, honeysuckle and spice.
PALATE: A fresh and flavoursome varietal Pinot Gris with appealing citrus flavours and spice, complemented by mouth-filling fruit richness and a long crisp finish.
WINE ANALYSIS: Alc/vol: 12.8%
ADDITIVES: Made using traditional methods. Some traces of milk produces may remain. Preservative 220 added.
PEAK DRINKING: Enjoy now or age till 2018.
FOOD MATCHES: Enjoy as an aperitif or with Asian chicken salad.