Blackenbrook Nelson Pinot Gris (2020)

Estate-grown and hand-picked from mature vines, the powerful 2020 vintage (4.5*) was handled in a mix of tanks (90 per cent) and old oak barrels (10 per cent). Pale lemon/green, it is fleshy, with strong, vibrant pear, lychee and spice flavours, fresh acidity, slight sweetness (6 grams/litre of residual sugar), and a distinctly spicy finish. Best drinking 2022+.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Pinot Gris
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $25 NZD
Sweetness: MED/DRY
Value for Money: V+

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2021

When to drink: 2022

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