Hunter's Marlborough Pinot Gris (2021)

The very youthful 2021 vintage (4*) was grown at Rapaura and mostly handled in tanks, but part of the blend was fermented in old oak barrels. Made in a dryish style (5 grams/litre of residual sugar), it is mouthfilling, with fresh, vigorous peach, pear and spice flavours, showing very good depth, a touch of complexity and a finely balanced finish. Best drinking 2023+. Good value.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Pinot Gris
Vintage: 2021
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $20 NZD
Sweetness: MED/DRY
Value for Money: V+

When to drink: 2023

Past Vintages:
Vintage: 2021; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: 22 – 25
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.

Reviewed March 2022

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