2016 Pinot Gris


Bright and tangy-textured with flavours of green apple & lime-citrus


Winemaker’s Notes

Peach, kiwi and honey on the nose with floral and spicy hints.  The wine is bright and tangy-textured with flavours of green apple, lime-citrus and white nectarine.

Picked at the Malivoire Estate Vineyard on September 8th as grape sugars averaged 20.2° Brix.

After destemming and crush, half the grapes went direct to press, while the other half detoured for an overnight juice-on-skin cold soak.  Following a three-week cool fermentation the wine remained in tank to clarify.

At the time of bottling in February 2017, alcohol was measured at 12.5%, residual sugar at 6 grams per litre, titratable acidity at 7.5 grams per litre and pH at 3.2.


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Serve near 8° C with mussels, roasted sea bream or roasted cauliflower soup.