Opawa Marlborough Pinot Gris (2021)

Grown in the Wairau and Awatere Valleys, this good, all-purpose wine is made in a 'lighter, crisper' style than its Nautilus Estate stablemate. Tank-fermented and briefly lees-aged, the 2021 vintage (4*) is attractively scented and vibrantly fruity, with strong pear and spice flavours, balanced acidity and a basically dry finish. Best drinking mid-2022+.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Pinot Gris
Vintage: 2021
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $22 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: V+

When to drink: 2022

Reviewed April 2022

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