Isabel Estate Pinot Gris 2017

The Isabel Estate wines are distributed in Australia exclusively by Woolworth’s liquor and to be found at their Dan Murphy’s and BWS stores. Chief winemaker Jeremy McKenzie oversees a quality line of production.

Isabel Estate, Pinot Gris, Marlborough, 2017

With more than a nod to Alsace, this Pinot Gris offers a powerful display of ginger, brown pears, honeysuckle, apples and light rosewater sweetness. The rich palate, awash with layers of fruit (nectarine, pears, red apples) remains underpinned with a stony minerality. Maybe a hint of residual sugar provides a silky overlay to the finish. Structured and very well made.

RRP: $29 (AU)
Alc: 13.5%
Rating: 17.75/20

Wine sample courtesy of Pinnacle Drinks, Isabel Estate and Dialogue PR

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