Carrick Bannockburn Pinot Gris

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Carrick Bannockburn Pinot Gris

Carrick Vineyards, Bannockburn, Central Otago

Our Pinot Gris has a textural element on the palate that is reflective of an Alsatian style whilst retaining a clean acidity that is the hallmark of our windblown glacial soils on the Cairnmuir terraces in Bannockburn. Notes of pear and fresh Braeburn apples are present, balanced by a hint of clove spice.

Delicious with a pear and walnut salad.

The wine is subtle and poised on the nose showing fresh pear, apple and lime peel characters with a lovely savoury nuance. It’s focused and elegantly weighted on the palate with textural mouthfeel and crisp acidity, finishing lingering and mouth-watering. At its best: now to 2023. - Sam Kim, Wine Orbit


We believe that the elements of a good Pinot Gris are a perceived weight and texture on the palate. Made from 100% Estate Grown, BioGro certified organic, Central Otago Pinot Gris. The fruit was crushed, then pressed and fermented using wild yeast to foster complexity. It was fermented in a combination of old French oak barrels (36%) and stainless tank, contributing texture and purity to the blend. There is also a hint of residual sugar to add balance to the palate.

Residual Sugar: 3.0 g/L
Harvest Dates: March 2018
6 bottle cases: 2000 produced
Vineyard & Winery Certified Organic by Biogro


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