Kahurangi Estate Pinot Gris 2017

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A delightful scented bouquet of ginger, spice with fragrant notes of quince and nectarine. Flavours of nashi and white peach delight the palate with a lush lingering finish.

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Winemaker's Notes

Vineyard - Our Nelson Pinot Gris was selected from four of our contract growers in the Nelson region

Soil - Predominantly from vineyards situated on ancient river beds with stony, alluvial soils.

Vintage Conditions - It was a challenging growing season. A longer than average flowering period with a cooler summer temperatures. Harvest started later than usual with careful vineyard management the fruit was looking great.  Midway through vintage the region experienced several tropical storm systems, which doubled the average rainfall for this period, but our selected grapes came through in surprisingly good condition.

Harvest Date - Mid March to early April 2017

Fermentation / Maturation - 100% Stainless Steel

Alcohol - 12.5 %

Residual Sugar - 6 g/L

Total Acidity - 7.0 g/L

Cellar - 3 years

Serving Suggestions - This elegant, fleshy wine makes a perfect aperitif, or serve chilled with fresh fish.

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