Villa Maria Cellar Selection Marlborough Pinot Gris (2021)

Bargain-priced, the fragrant, youthful 2021 vintage (4*) was grown in the Wairau and Awatere valleys, and matured on its yeast lees. Bright, light lemon/green, it is weighty, with generous, vibrant peach and pear flavours, a sliver of sweetness (6.2 grams/litre of residual sugar), balanced acidity and a fresh, finely poised finish. Best drinking mid-2023+.


Type: White Wines
Variety: Pinot Gris
Vintage: 2021
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $16 NZD
Sweetness: MED/DRY
Value for Money: V+

When to drink: 2023

Past Vintages:
Vintage: 2020; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 20 – 22
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.

Reviewed July 2022

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