Thursday, 24 May 2018

Balgownie Estate Black Label Pinot Gris 2017


Great to see a Pinot Gris with a little blush. A mighty fine example of the variety right here.

Beautiful aromas of white flowers, pear and lemon rind. Spiced pear and a dash of citrus dominate the mouth before soft textural feels, courtesy of 30% whole bunch pressed to older oak. Delicate white pepper spice strolls through in a casual manner. 3.5g/L of residual sugar add a neat touch. The long, lingering finish a winner. Very good.

Drink now to three years.

92/100

Region: Yarra Valley
RRP: $25
Source: Sample

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