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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Dry River

Region:

New Zealand

Appellation:

Martinborough

Grape Type:

Pinot Gris

Pinot Gris, Martinborough, 2010

12x75cl £475.00

2 bottles

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Tasting Note:

Lightly golden in colour with touches of green, the nose, while currently quite primary, is still beautifully fruit filled. Peaches, melon, honey blossom, touches of limestone and pear. On the palate, great washes of fruit fill the mouth, baskets of peach, nectarine, sweet spice, plus plenty of fresh acidity to counter the opulent texture. Looks set to be a wine that will get better and better over the coming 5-8 years

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