Monday, February 25, 2013

2012 Climbing Pinot Gris (Orange)



Pinot Gris has never been my thing, so the fact I could drink this without much fuss is a good sign. It’s certainly varietal, but in no way a caricature or too sweet. Nice round, ripe fruit with flavours of pear and citrus. An appealing touch of brine, and then a bit of residual sugar.  All of this is underpinned by a lovely brisk acidity. If you like your Pinot Gris then I’d suggest this would be a good go-to wine.

Rated: 3.5 stars
RRP: $24
Closure: Screwcap
Drink: 2013-2015


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