Rimu Grove Winery, Nelson, New Zealand

Rimu Grove Pinot Gris 2002

Winemaker’s Notes

Harvest date 27 March 2002
Sugars at harvest 24.1 Brix
Bottling date 4 September 2002
Cases produced 135

Alcohol 14.5%
Residual Sugars 0.37g/L
pH 3.25
T/A 7.3g/L

100% fruit from the Rimu Grove estate vineyard.  Grapes were picked by hand and underwent gentle whole-cluster pressing.
10% aged sur lie in aged French oak barrels, 90% aged sur lie in stainless steel tank.

Tasting notes

Oily, opulent textures fill the mouth and linger on the pallet.
Tropical fruit, spicy aromas and flavours with a firm backbone of acidity

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