Pinot Gris 2018 750ml

This wine has layers flavour, textures and reflections of exotic spice on the nose and palate, followed by a saline-like minerality, finishing clean and dry.

RATING

90 PTS

WINERY

MIDDLE EARTH

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COUNTRY

NEW ZEALAND


Price:
$24.99

WINEMAKER'S NOTES

Straw in colour, light to medium bodied. Aromas of russet skinned pears, honey and spice. Dry to taste -these characters carry through onto the palate which delivers a savouriness and fullness characteristic of wines aged on lees. A pleasing acidity and saline note which speaks of our coastal proximity stretch the wine out to a long finish.
  • COMPOSICION VARIETAL 100% Pinot Gris.
  • ACIDEZ 6.15 g/l
  • ORIGEN Nelson-New Zeland.
  • AGING Nil, stainless steel.
  • SERVING TEMPERATURE 16–18 ºC
  • COLOR Straw in colour, light to medium bodied.
  • CLIMATE High sunlight hours and a long growing season give wonderful fruit purity.
  • PALATE Dry to taste -these characters carry through onto the palate which delivers a savouriness and fullness characteristic of wines aged on lees.
  • AROMA Aromas of russet skinned pears, honey and spice.

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ABOUT THE WINERY: MIDDLE EARTH

Nelson's wine roots were cultivated in the mid-1800s, when German settlers planted the areas first grape vines to produce wine. Our story starts more than 50 years ago here at the same property our family still lives at now. Four generations have and continue to work on our land. From beginnings as a Dairy farm producing milk for town supply, to where we are now. A producer of premium 100% sustainable wines.

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