Mt Beautiful North Canterbury Pinot Gris 2017

16-Oct-2018

Mount Beautifu Mount Beautiful is the North Canterbury wine venture of New Zealander David Teece, a business academic, and his wife Leigh who reside in the United States. They created a new wine growing region when they established vines in Cheviot, North Canterbury l is the North Canterbury wine venture of New Zealander David Teece, a business academic, and his wife Leigh who reside in the United States. They created a new wine growing region when they established vines in Cheviot, North Canterbury in 2004. Mount Beautiful now has over 70 ha of vines, mainly to Sauvignon Blanc followed by Pinot Noir, with smaller plantings of Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Riesling. The vineyard is tended by Fin Grieve and the wines made on site since 2015, by founding winemaker Sam Weaver, supported by Ben Weaver. Here, I review the 2017 Pinot Gris, the variety covering 4.28 ha in one block, planted over 2005 and 2006. www.mtbeautiful.co.nz


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