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At latitude 45 degrees south, Central Otago is the southernmost wine region in the world. Snow topped mountains, rocky ranges and dry tussock hills, a place of climatic extremes, bitterly cold winters, parched soils and discouragingly poor fertility. Designed by the angels in heaven for sublime and stupendous vintages of Pinot Noir. At the very epicentre of the most desirable confluence in Central Otago microclimes is Nanny Goat Vineyard. Conspicuous for her serious weight of fruit, splendid structure and chewy, textural palate, Nanny Goat make a magnificently endowed style, offering the understated power and presence to accompany gourmet game sausages, meaty Mediterranean braises or char grilled rib... That's perfect for porterhouse»
Airline pilots make surprisingly good wine. Their appreciation of the sciences, a respect for the weather and a bird's eye view of the land, all invaluable to the winemaker's art. John Ellis would take every opportune weekend away from his regular New York Paris route, to pursue a passion for viticulture. He planted the first commercial Cabernet Merlot vines in the Hamptons and found time between trans atlantic flights to work vintages amongst the Grand Cru vineyards of La Bourgogne. Ellis ultimately made the great lifelong sea change in favour of our land downunder. He settled on a farmstead outside Leongatha, amongst the slow ripening pastures of Gippsland and established a vineyard called Bellvale. It is now a place of fully mature vines and old world Burgundian techniques, sur lie.. Placing pinot amongst the pastures»

Amisfield Pinot Gris CONFIRM VINTAGE

Pinot Gris Grigio Central Otago New Zealand
The fleshy voluptuousness and mouth filling generosity of Central Otago Pinot Gris, hand picked off the top terrace of Amisfield's vineyard, grapes are all gently pressed for a long cool ferment, partially in a selection of seasoned French oak barrels for roundness and complexity, followed by a term of age on light sedimentery lees. A textural and persistent Pinot Gris style,saturated with all the classic varietal characters, spices, shortbread and white fleshy pear, the mouth filling richness of barrel ferments, magnificently balanced with perfectly pitched acidity and delicate residual sweetness.
Available by the dozen
Case of 12
$335.00
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