Konpira Maru - 2021 Whitlands Pinot Gris Gewurz

2021 Whitlands Pinot Gris Gewurz

Variety
Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer
Region
Whitlands, Victoria
Volume
750ml

The 2020 had to be looked after and made clean as a whistle due to the fires that ravaged the region (and the ensuing smoke). This year however it could get the full skin-contact treatment like they always wanted to, with the varieties co-fermented, which elicits the Turkish Delight, creaming soda quality, with neighbouring orange and lime. Rose hip and toffee. Similarly to the Pinot Noir, this wine is fermented on skin, outside, just metres from the vines. Made truly at home. Al says pair w...Read More...

The 2020 had to be looked after and made clean as a whistle due to the fires that ravaged the region (and the ensuing smoke). This year however it could get the full skin-contact treatment like they always wanted to, with the varieties co-fermented, which elicits the Turkish Delight, creaming soda quality, with neighbouring orange and lime. Rose hip and toffee. Similarly to the Pinot Noir, this wine is fermented on skin, outside, just metres from the vines. Made truly at home. Al says pair with a Macca’s caramel sundae. Al and Sam came from two different parts of the wine industry, and run their label in two very different parts of Australia. Half is Stanthorpe, the other Whitlands. They make some of the most fun, accessible and drinkable wines that we’ve ever stocked in the shop. 

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