Monowai Pinot Gris 2015

Tasting Notes

Smooth and rich, this Pinot Gris has loads of spicy pear aromas with hints of lychee and floral notes. On the palate, aging sur lie has given a rich full-bodied texture which is balanced with a crisp finish and flavours of pear, spice and a hint of honey.

Winemaker's Notes

Fruit from our own vineyard was harvested at optimum ripeness, free run and pressing juice was fermented separately between 12-15˚C with yeast selected to maximise the natural fruit flavours. A portion of the wine was left sur lie to add complexity and enhance the richness of the wine. The parcels were then blended to achieve a fresh, full bodied Pinot Gris.

Region: Hawke's Bay
Alcohol: 13.5%  pH: 3.4  RS: 7g/L  
TA: 7.0g/L  

Cellaring

A wine suitable for drinking now, its freshness and acidity will ensure its longevity.

Food Match

Perfect as an aperitif, with spicy food or great with blue cheese and pear.

Awards & Reviews

New York International Wine Competition 2016 - Bronze Medal

Singapore Tower Club Wine Awards - Gold Medal

Other Vintages

Monowai Pinot Gris 2016
Monowai Pinot Gris 2014

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