• Vicarage Lane Pinot Gris

  • Origin

    Pinot Gris Grapes Used By Vicarage Lane Wines In Blenheim Marlborough NZ

    Pinot Gris is a grape originating from the Burgundy region of France, like its familiar red cousin, Pinot Noir, but is also commonly grown in Italy and Germany.

    It grows readily in Marlborough, where the plants are often spur-pruned, to even out the ripening of the fruit. With New Zealand's cooler, maritime climate, our Pinot Gris are more often similar to the German style wines than the French or Italian.

    This Pinot Gris can be enjoyed young, as a refreshing aperitif, or, given a little time, it will develop, offering a variety of more subtle flavours.

  • Vicarage Lane Marlborough Pinot Gris 2017

    Awards:
    Peter Saunders, Wine Judge, 4 out of 5 stars; Youthful wine, of course, at six months, but starting to unfold. Nicely clean and fresh with good fruit. Will show very well after Christmas 2017 and for two more years after that.

    Harvest: The grapes for this Pinot Gris were grown on the fertile soils of Marlborough's Wairau Valley, in New Zealand’s South Island, alongside our more well known Sauvignon Blanc. The crop was machine harvested on 14 April, then transported to Spring Creek for wine making by renowned New Zealand winemaker Alan McCorkindale. After gentle pressing, the resulting juice underwent fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks.

    Released: July 2017
    Bottled: From July 2017

    Wine Analysis:
    Total Alcohol 12.1 %v/v
    Titratable Acid 6.0 g/L
    Total Sugar 2.5 g/L

    Tasting Notes: Fruit driven, with flavours of fresh pear, melon with subtle hints of new herbs. The wine is dry, with crisp acidity and a fresh, bright structure.

    Food Matches: An excellent accompaniment to pasta and seafood dishes, or as a delightful aperitif.

  • Tours & Tastings
  • Vineyard Tours & Wine Tastings

  • Vineyard tours and wine tastings are organised by appointment only.

    They are FREE of charge for small groups of up to 4 persons.

    For bigger groups, there is a charge of $7.00/person (incl. GST).

    For the people who stay at our vineyard cottage, the tour/tasting is available at no additional charge.

    The length of our wine tours/tastings are flexible. They can last from 1 hour up to 2.5 hours. Totally depends on how many questions the attendees have and how much time they have available.

    You can submit a booking request via the contact form or via email and we'll be in touch to make arrangements.

  • Where to Buy
  • Where to Buy Our Wines

  • Vicarage Lane Wines are available for purchase online and in stores. Please note that each of these stores may NOT stock all varieties of our wines.

    New Zealand

    Finland

    • Alko - shop online and in store

    Europe

    If you're interested in stocking our wines in your store or restaurant, please submit an enquiry via the contact form.

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