2021 Delatite Pinot Gris
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2021 Delatite Pinot Gris

Mansfield, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
$21. 99 Bottle
$263.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 2 Years (2021-2023)
ABV: 13%
Closure: Stelvin

In 1967 Robert Ritchie, third generation beef and prime lamb farmer at Delatite, went on a ski holiday at Mt Buller, with Jim Irvine, “The Master Merlot Maker”, from the Barossa Valley. One can only imagine what they discussed, but twelve months later, to everyone’s surprise, 500 vine sticks were left at the bottom of their drive. His wife Vivienne planted them in her vegetable garden and in the spring of 1968, with the help of their friends, they planted their first vineyard. For the next ten years they worked in collaboration with Peter and John Brown from Brown Brothers, growing varieties and developing wine styles suited to their climate.
Bright pale straw colour with a watery hue. A mix of ripe pear, red apple and honeysuckle aromas fill the nostrils with some subtle musk and light spice notes also evident. Luscious pear, apple and honeysuckle flavours have a rounded feel with some underlying infusions of musk also present. Off dry finish with good freshness and a long richly textured aftertaste.
Drink over the next 2 years.
Alc. 13%