Pinot Gris & Grigio Wines
Pinot Gris and Grigio have given Sauvignon Blanc a run for its money in terms of popularity in recent times. It can tend to be a little more austere, complex and serious but is still zesty and fun. When we try a new Pinot Gris or Pinot Grigio wine on the tasting bench, we’re looking for that lovely "peary" characteristic that is synonymous with Pinot Gris wine or Grigio but, almost more importantly, we’re looking at the acid structure to make sure that the wine doesn’t collapse under its own peary goodness... this lot fit the bill... Is Pinot Grigio sweet? Any wine can be made sweet but most Pinot Grigio is fermented dry, or close to it. That said, cheaper offerings may have a few grams a litre of residual sugar. This level of sugar isn’t appreci ...
- Artis Jacopin Pinot Gris 2022Special Price $22.00 Regular Price $29.00This Artis wines pay homage to the owner and winemaker of that Champagne House. This exceptional Pinot Gris is both textural and taut, with superb acidity coming perhaps from the inclusion of 9% Riesling. There’s intense crisp pears and vivid green apples here along with some spice. A stunner! Learn More
- First Creek 'Botanica' Pinot Grigio 2023Special Price $20.00 Regular Price $25.00This is textbook Pinot Grigio, dry with a mineral edge, pear aromas and flavours, and even a suggestion of the graininess you find when biting into a perfectly ripe, juicy pear. There is also green apple, lime, and honeysuckle in the mix. It’s excellent chilled hard and goes nicely with a range of foods, like a Vietnamese poached chicken salad; just go easy on the chilli. James Halliday rates First Creek Wines as a 5 red star producer, his highest accolade, and offers the following... ‘The quality of the wines has been consistently exemplary, and there is every reason to believe this will continue in the years to come.’ Learn More