Stylish and savoury

Stargazer Tupelo Pinot Gris Riesling Gewürztraminer 2017, Tasmania, AUD $30

A stylish blend of Alsace varieties from the Tamar and Derwent Valleys, made by Samantha Connew. The shy but spicy fragrance includes savoury dried herb notes followed by a rich, intense, finely-structured and long-lasting palate. A tickle of sweetness gives it broad appeal, enhancing its ready drinkability. (Screwcap)

Score: 92 ★★★★ – view Huon’s original tasting

Alcohol: 12.9%

Ageing: drink now to five years

Food: Spicy salt and pepper fried calamari

Stockists: Stargazer Wines; Prince Wine Store, Zetland – NSW; Decanters By The Bay, Melbourne – Vic (AU only)


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