Buy Of The Week NZ

church-rd-pinot-gris-2016Church Road Pinot Gris 2016, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $19.95

Lush, ripe pinot gris with impressive weight and purity. A moderately sweet style that nicely balances sweetness with subtle drying tannins that help give the wine a spicy finish. An individual style that makes a strong statement. (Screwcap)

Score: 93 ★★★★½ – view on BobCampbell.nz

Alcohol: 14.5%

Ageing: now to 2025

Food: Berkshire pork cutlet, belly & caramelised cheek, crushed apple & root vegetables

Stockists: Glengarry Wines, Auckland (NZ); Dan Murphy’s (AU nationally)

Ranked #2 of 16 2016 Pinot Gris tasted from New Zealand

 

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