Purists pinot gris

Greystone Sand Dollar Pinot Gris 2016, Waipara, NZD $29

Dry, tasty and textural pinot gris with ripe pear, toast, apple and brioche flavours. A classy wine that includes a portion of barrel fermented and matured wine to add a pleasing texture and additional layers of flavours. (Screwcap)

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2021

Food: Grilled pork belly with a celeriac apple slaw, hazelnuts and crackling

Stockists: Fine Wine Delivery Company, Auckland; Vino Fino, Canterbury (NZ); Young and Rashleigh (AU distributors)

Ranked #3 of 61 2016 Pinot Gris from New Zealand

Price Benchmark: NZD $27.33 Avg 95pt 2016 Pinot Gris tasted from New Zealand

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