Q Wine – 2021 Pinot Gris & Rosé

12-Sep-2021

Q Wine is the Waitaki Valley wine label of Jules Stephan who established a 5.5 ha vineyard on Grants Road in 2005. Planted to 4 ha Pinot Gris, 1.5 ha Pinot Noir and a little Chardonnay. They released their first wines with the 2010 vintage. Antony Worsch of Alexandra Vintners has been their winemaker since their early years. His consistency of winemaking combined with the maturity of vines; they have been producing quality wine consistently, which shows a sense of place.

2021 was an extremely low-yielding vintage, 80% down compared to 2020 vintage for the Waitaki Valley region. Concentration is obviously shown in the wine and positively contributes to intensity and complexity.

Q Wine mainly sells their wine directly to select restaurants and specialist wine shops; they are one of the small producers hugely disrupted by the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions of restaurants closure. However, online sale is available, check out their website https://www.qwine.co.nz/ to buy direct and join Q WINE Club for 30% off.


FEATURED WINES IN THIS REVIEW

  • Q Wine Pinot Gris 2021, Waitaki Valley
  • Q Wine Rosé 2021, Waitaki Valley

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