Rimu Grove Winery, Nelson, New Zealand

Rimu Grove Pinot Gris 2009

Winemaker’s Notes

Harvest date 17, 23 April 2009
Sugars at harvest 21.5 Brix
Bottling date 16 October 2009
Cases produced 419

Alcohol 13.5%
Residual Sugars 8 g/L
pH 3.47
T/A 5.0 g/L

This wine was produced from fruit grown in the Moutere Hills which underwent gentle whole-cluster pressing.
15% aged sur lie in aged French oak barrels, 85% aged sur lie in stainless steel tanks.

Tasting notes

Concentrated Pinot Gris with strong varietal characters.
Citrus blossom, pears and tropical fruit aromas and flavours
combine with a firm backbone of minerality and acidity.
Oily, opulent textures fill the mouth and linger on the palate.

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