2023 Pinot Gris

Wine Making

2023 was a challenging vintage and one in which we harvested our Pinot Gris at slightly lower sugar level than we would normally want to, however the result is a bright vibrant wine which lacks none of the powerful fruitiness of our previous wines, but is a little lower in alcohol. 

Fruit was handpicked from our Lower Barrington vineyard, the bunches were gently destemmed without crushing and soaked on skins for 4 hours prior to air bag pressing.  Fermentation temperature was held between 15 and 20˚C to retain natural fruit aromatics.

Tasting Notes

Appearance: Bright, clear, pale straw with tinges of green

Aroma: Melon and crunchy pear, hints of tropicality

Palate: A rich but lively palate of crunchy pear and lemon complimented by floral and peach notes.  A long clean backbone of bright cool climate acidity and minerality gives elegance and length.

Food Match: White fleshed fish, molluscs, pork belly, fresh curd goats cheese

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Pinot Gris
Northern Tasmania
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