There are some beautiful Pinot Gris wines coming out of the Yarra Valley, and this is up there with the best of them. We love the slight pink/copper hue as it pours – a classic touch resulting from the natural skin colour of the Pinot Gris grapes (Gris is grey in French – and the grapes are a greyish colour, sitting between the other Pinot varietals – Pinot Blanc (white) and Pinot Noir (black). The french kept these names pretty simple!). This same skin contact gives it a slightly savoury and spiced edge, but the main focus is the lovely pear and apple notes, with touches of nectarine too.
2017 Vintage. 13.5% alc/vol. 750ml Bottles.