February 20, 2010

Grey Sands 2008 Pinot Gris – February Wine of the Month

greysands

This small family run Tasmanian winery has to be one of the finds of the year!  And this très élégant Pinot Gris is delightfully true to varietal. It has plenty of balance and spicy concentration with plenty of white peach on the nose. There is ripe and creamy pear and peaches that burst to life in your mouth.  It has a satisfying and lingering fruit weight and refreshing acid which provides support for its linear backbone. Buy at least 3 and drink them over the next 5 years to fully appreciate the honeyed changes that will come with age to this graceful wine.

Website: www.greysands.com.au

Date: 16th February 2010   Price: $39  Value: $$  Drink: Now – 5 years

Categories

Looking for a something specific, please use search:

You May Also Like…

Vigneti del Vulture Pipoli Basilicata Greco-Fiano IGP

Vigneti del Vulture Pipoli Basilicata Greco-Fiano IGP

Who makes it? Vigneti del Vulture was previously a cooperative that is now privately owned. It is now owned by the Fantini Group along with a slew of other wine labels and wineries across Italy. This wine proves that not all wines from Vulture is boldly red. Vulture...

Tahbilk – A bottled history in Marsanne

Tahbilk – A bottled history in Marsanne

  The Tahbilk range of marsanne tells a rich story steeped in the pioneering spirit of Australian winemaking and the Purbrick family. Nowhere else in Australia, to my knowledge, has the breadth of choice of straight marsanne wine on offer. The first vines The...

Payten & Jones VV Chardonnay

Payten & Jones VV Chardonnay

Who makes it? Payten & Jones is a partnership between two school friends, Behn Payten and Troy Jones. They make a wide range of wines, including some wines from Priorat, just the south of Spain. Those wines offer something a little different too. Some of those use...

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published.