Pinot Gris Grigio Marlborough Wairau New Zealand
When Wither Hills make wine, they place great emphasis on striking a balance, to ensure that palate and nose, texture and complexity, all make an equal contribution to the experience. It is to this end, that the talented team, turn to the most salubrious Wairau Valley vineyards for the pick of the Marlborough crop. The Pinot Gris of choice, to share around the patio, watching the sun go down, over a platter of tasty nibbles, to the accompaniement of merry repartee.
Wither Hill were founded in a sincere belief that the finest wines are always created from exceptional vineyards. The combination of highly skilled winemaking practices and viticultural expertise is a powerful one that yeilds genuine rewards for those who appreciate good wine. The Pinot Gris varietal insists on being planted to just the right type of terroirs, it flourishes under the auspicious Marlborough growing season. Closely managed vines and trimmed canopies are essential to ensure an optimal exposure to sun. The unique mesoclimes of Wairau Valley encourage grapes to achieve ripe skin flavours and phenolic fleshiness, delivering an elegantly focused Pinot Gris wine.
Light golden straw hue. White peach and honeysuckle nose, bosc pear and nectarine aromas, spicy apple strudel with a dollop of cream, a gorgeous bouquet. Dry in style, a potpourri of flavours delivering a soft rich sublime palate full of elegant length, refined spicy pear skin phenolics and unctuous texture. Perfect with washed rind cheese or wood smoked fishes.