Silver Medal - 2017 Australian Highland Wine Show
92 POINTS TONY KEYS See Saw Orange Region Pinot Gris 2016: Beautiful array of fruits swelling around the mouth the flavours, all at the front of the palate, finish is short but it's enjoyable. 92 points value at $25
WINESTATE 2017 Central and Western Tasting - 4 STARS – EXCELLENT
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 2019.
FOOD MATCHES: Enjoy as an aperitif or with Asian chicken salad.