Buy of the Week NZ

Astrolabe Durvillea Pinot Gris 2016, Marlborough, NZD $15

Light-bodied, dry wine with subtle flavours – made in a pinot grigio style. A suggestion of pear and tree fruit flavours together with some citrus and perhaps a nutty yeast lees influence. Clean, fresh, easy-drinking café wine. (Screwcap)

Score: 87 ★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13%

Ageing: now to 2019

Food: Hand cut pappardelle, banana prawn, crab, roasted tomato, basil, chilli

Stockists: Caro’s Wines, Auckland; Scenic Cellars, Taupo (NZ); Twelvebottles (AU distributors)

Ranked #36 of 46 2016 Pinot Gris from Marlborough

Price Benchmark: AUD $18.06 Avg 87pt 2016 Pinot Gris tasted from New Zealand

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