Buy of the Week NZ

Whitehaven Pinot Gris 2017, Marlborough, NZD $22

Flavoursome pinot gris with nougat, pear, crunchy apple, spice and anise flavours. The wine has appealing purity and is moderately weighty with a drying and lingering finish. (Screwcap)

Score: 91 ★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2022

Food match: Cloudy Bay Tuatuas chorizo XO sauce, chicken salt fried vermicelli

Stockists: Whitehaven Wines; First Glass Wines & Spirits & United Cellars, Auckland (NZ); Alepat Taylor – Vic (AU distributor)

Ranked #3 of 23 2017 Pinot Gris from Marlborough

Price Benchmark: NZD $22.75 Avg 91pt 2017 Pinot Gris tasted from New Zealand

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