BASCAND ESTATE PINOT GRIS 


CURRENT VINTAGE

Bascand 2013 Estate Pinot Gris Marlborough

Tasting Notes: This a fresh, bright wine with typical varietal aromas of fresh pears and light tropical notes. The palate is off dry and shows good concentration and texture with great balance.

Wine Making: Machine harvested fruit was pressed to tank and cold settled for 48 hours. Clear juice was racked to tank and inoculated. Ferment was conducted at 14degC. The grapes were harvested mid April.

Technical Notes: 3.56 TA 6.0 g/L Alc 13% RS 6 g/L

Food Match: Fresh rice paper rolls with Hoisin dipping sauce

Cellar Notes: 1-2 years

Review: The 2013 vintage (3*) is a single-vineyard Wairau Valley wine. Mouthfilling, it has ripe peach, pear and spice flavours, a gentle splash of sweetness, a slightly creamy texture, and good balance and depth. Drink now to 2015. Michael Cooper's Buyer's Guide to New Zealand Wines 2015.

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PREVIOUS VINTAGE

Bascand 2011 Estate Pinot Gris Marlborough

Tasting Notes: This wine exhibits typical varietal aromas of pear drop with subtle quince spice. The palate is off dry and shows good concentration and texture with great balance.

Wine Making: Machine harvested fruit was pressed to tank and cold settled for 48 hours. Clear juice was racked to tank and inoculated. Ferment was conducted at 14degC. The grapes were harvested mid April.

Technical Notes: 3.56 TA 5.6g/L Alc 14% RS 10 g/L Brix 24

Food Match: Fresh rice paper rolls with Hoisin dipping sauce

Cellar Notes: Drink now

Awards: Bronze Medal, 2011 New World Wine Awards


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