Tag Archives: Pinot Gris

Zind-Humbrecht 2014 Pinot Gris, Riesling (Alsace)

After hail effectively ruined the growing season for much of France in 2013, the climate gods dealt a kinder hand in 2014. In Alsace, it was a vintage for classic dry white wines. The winter was mild and some growers really hoped … Continue reading

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Pinot Grigio / Gris, the Victorian way

The start to the week has us heading for a typical Melbourne Spring. Warm Monday then a baking Tuesday (well, it felt that way on the basketball courts). Then as I’m typing this, the nightly silence of my quiet street is … Continue reading

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Tim Adams Pinot Gris 2013, Clare Valley, SA

AUD$19. One of Australia’s best Pinot Gris, Tim Adams’ brilliant lychee syrup, nashi pear flesh laden offering is still drinking wonderfully despite the current vintage being the 2014 bottling. Light yellow-gold colour, a fresh nose which tends to last 2 … Continue reading

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Oakridge Local Vineyard Series 2012, Yarra Valley

I dropped by Oakridge Wines in the Yarra Valley on the weekend while I was visiting Healesville Sanctuary. David Bicknell has a fantastic track record of turning out fine Chardonnays so no better time then the present to drop by … Continue reading

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Banfi San Angelo Pinot Grigio 2011, Tuscany

A shade of pale yellow, this lovely wine has warm notes of lemon spritz and nashi pear, light crushed parsley and citrus florals. Rich, clean flavours of lime and lemon citrus fruit. Taut acidity keeps the 13% alc in check. … Continue reading

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