Moana Park Hawke’s Bay Pinot Gris 2015

Pinot Gris from New Zealand - Hawke's Bay
Review Date : 18-Nov-2015
Bright, light straw-yellow colour with some depth, pale edged. This has a fresh and eleganr nose with aromas of white and yellow stonefruits along with subtle pear and floral nuances, along with redidual fermentation esters lift. Some flinty lees complexities emerge in the glass. Dry to taste and medium-bodied, the palate is finely presented with lively, lifted white and yellow stonefruit flavours, pear notes and florals, along with refreshing and crisp acidity. The acidity lends a zesty and bright mouthfeel and the wine follows a light, textured thread and line. The wine is carried by the acidity to a fresh, firm, lingering finish with subtle white stonefruit flavours. This is a crisp, racy, dry Pinot Gris with white stonefruit flavours. Match with seafood and poultry over the next 2-3 years. Fruit from the company’s Esk Valley vineyard, cool-fermented in tank to 13.0% alc. and 4.5 g/L RS, the wine aged on gross lees. 459 dozen made. 17.0/20 Nov 2015 RRP $25.00

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