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Greystone - Pinot Gris 2020 Greystone - Pinot Gris 2020

Greystone - Pinot Gris 2020

No-brainer tasty Pinot Gris.

Single Bottle:

$25.00
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Type:White

Varietal:Pinot Gris

Unit Size:750ml

Alcohol Volume:13.5%

Region:Waipara

Country:New Zealand

Tasting Notes

A drier style Pinot Gris. Elegant, finely balanced nose of nashi, rock melon, cloves and cinnamon. The palate shows plenty of green pears and apples, harmoniously intertwined with lees-influenced brioche and fresh pastry flavours.

Technical Info

Brand:Greystone

Closure:Screwcap

Organic Certification:BioGro - 5920

Country of Origin:New Zealand

Serving Temperature:10-13°C

Drink By:2028

Winemaking Style:Low-intervention

Harvest:Grown on the flat blocks at the west of the vineyard, on windblown loess and clay soils. Fruit was harvested in the cool of the early morning to retain freshness and acidity.

Viticulture:Unique limestone conglomerate in which the vine roots grow (greystone). A limestone mix of fossils, sea shells and small pebbles that have been fused together through the seismic movement of North Canterbury. The north-facing limestone hills slope down to clay, the perfect combination for growing wines with minerality and concentration.

Food Pairing:Grilled prawns, Roast chicken with herbs, Gruyère and mushroom quiche, Pear and gorgonzola salad, Thai green curry or Vietnamese spring rolls, Scallops in lemon butter sauce, Fresh sushi, Summer pasta salad, Poached salmon with dill sauce, Spinach and strawberry salad, Grilled zucchini.

Reviews and Accolades

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

94

The Real Review - Bob Campbell MW

Moderately intense pinot gris, with typical ripe pear and honeysuckle flavours together with a savoury, toasty, nutty character from contact with the yeast lees. A smooth-textured and accessible wine with a lingering finish.

Taste Profile

Light

Full Body

Dry

Sweet

Fruity

Savoury

Acidity

Greystone

Established in 2000 by Peter Thomas and his wife Debbie, Greystone Winery, located on the Omihi Hills of New Zealand's South Island, has earned numerous accolades. In 2012, Decanter Magazine recognized it as one of New Zealand's Top 20 wineries. Winemaker Dom Maxwell was named New Zealand's Winemaker of the Year by Gourmet Traveller Wine. In 2023, Greystone was honored with the Trophy for Champion at The International Wine Challenge, earning the title of the #1 Organic Winery in the World. Founded with a vision to create wines reflecting their unique terroir, Greystone boasts organic certification and embraces regenerative practices, including the use of sheep for ground maintenance, reducing emissions and eliminating the need for high-emission vehicles. Their winemaking philosophy prioritizes natural inspiration and minimal intervention, resulting in a portfolio of delicious, texturally rich wines, including vegan-friendly options.

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