Ostler Lakeside Pinot Gris 2012

Vibrant, fresh yellow stonefruit aromas with apricots, spiced pears, and honey intermingle with layers of flint and minerals, the concentrated bouquet wonderfully lifted with exotic and complex elements.

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Off-dry, this is a rich and concentrated wine that unfolds interwoven flavors of spicy yellow stonefruits, honey, flint, and earth. The palate combines lusciousness with finesse, and carries an excellent, driven line with tension and energy that carries through to a very sustained, lingering racy, spicy finish. This is a powerfully concentrated and complex Pinot Gris that retains great stylishness.

Accolades

 

5%
(light)
14%
21%
(strong)

Alcohol

Winemaker's Notes

From Paul Sinnott's spectacular vineyard, above lake Waitaki, from an Alsace gris clone, new to New Zealand - Aromatically, there is ripe stone fruit, nectarine, peach and spice. Balance, pinot gris in the Alsace style - rich and creamy with extended palatal length. This is a luscious and satisfying gris.

Vintage
2012
Variety
Pinot Gris
Color
White
Region
Waitaki Valley
Closure
Screw Cap
Volume
750ml

Ostler Wines

‘Wine is liquid geography.’ Distinct and unique vineyard sites – with underlying Limestone and alluvial/greywacke bases – make the Waitaki an exciting new wine region. From select and hand-tended vineyards we produce memorable cool climate wines: Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Riesling and now Gewürztraminer .

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