Askerne Hawke's Bay Pinot Gris (2021)

Full of personality, the 2021 vintage (5*) is an Alsace-style wine, sturdy, rich and rounded. Estate-grown, it was mostly handled in tanks, but 20 per cent of the blend was fermented in seasoned French oak casks. Already delicious, it is weighty and fleshy, with strong, ripe, peachy, spicy flavours, showing a distinct touch of complexity, and a very harmonious, off-dry (6.3 grams/litre of residual sugar) finish. Great value.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Pinot Gris
Vintage: 2021
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $23 NZD
Sweetness: MED/DRY
Value for Money: V+

Reviewed February 2022

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