Rimu Grove Pinot Gris 2005
Harvest date 18 - 19 Apri 2005
Sugars at harvest 24.6 Brix
Bottling date 31 August 2005
Cases produced 486
Residual Sugars 10 g/L
100% fruit from the Rimu Grove estate vineyard. Grapes were picked by hand and underwent gentle whole-cluster pressing.
25% aged sur lie in aged French oak barrels, 75% aged sur lie in stainless steel tank.
Tasting notesConcentrated 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 palate.