Te Mania Pinot Gris 2023
Te Mānia Pinot Gris is a soft, subtle, fruity and elegant wine. This approachability makes it an excellent match for many different foods and cooking styles from spicy Asian dishes to grilled seafood.
Tasting: Fragrant floral honeysuckle aromas mixed with peach, fig and nashi pear notes. Delicious citrus, rock melon and pear with apple flavours A smooth, silky, textural wine with fine tannins and intensity.
Winemaking: Beautifully ripe fruit was whole bunch pressed. The tiny berries produced wonderful concentrated fruit flavours which were preserved by fermenting the wine at cool temperatures. A portion was fermented with wild yeast and all the lees were stirred for 5 months to add complexity and texture.
Diet: This wine is suitable for a vegan diet.
Analysis: Alcohol 13%, Acidity 7.8 g/L, Residual Sugar 5.7 g/L
Elegant and inviting, the wine shows white flesh stone fruit, ripe pear and white floral aromas, followed by a juicy palate offering pristine fruit flavours backed by fine texture and zesty acidity. Beautifully composed and styled for charming drinking. Certified organic.
93 Points, 5 Stars, Sam Kim (Wine Orbit) November 2023