2023 Scotchmans Hill Pinot Gris
Pale straw in appearance the bouquet is complex with cut pear and spice with creamy barrel ferment notes and a hint of oak.
The wine has a tight mineral palate with nashi pear, lemon zest and spice flavours with creamy mid palate and a light oak finish.
Wine Region: Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria.
Clone: D1V6. - Soil Type: Self mulching black verosol derived from tertiary basalt.
Winemaking: Crushed, destemmed and pressed to tank. Only the best free run juice was used. 35% of the juice was run to older French barrique barrels where it was fermented wild and spent 5 months on lees. The remaining juice was fermented in tank at 13°C for 14 days with extended lees contact for 4 months.