Rimu Grove Winery, Nelson, New Zealand

Rimu Grove Pinot Gris 2003

Winemaker’s Notes

Harvest date 03 April 2003
Sugars at harvest 21.9 Brix
Bottling date 25 August 2003
Cases produced 318

Alcohol 13.2%
Residual Sugars 7.6 g/L
pH 3.35
T/A 7.42g/L

100% fruit from the Rimu Grove estate vineyard.  Grapes were picked by hand and underwent gentle whole-cluster pressing.
15% aged sur lie in aged French oak barrels, 85% aged sur lie in stainless steel tank.

Tasting notes

Concentrated Pinot Gris with strong varietal characters.
Citrus, tropical fruit, floral, spicy aromas and flavours with a firm backbone of acidity.
Oily, opulent textures fill the mouth and linger on the pallet.

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