Stoney Rise - 2022 No Clothes Pinot Gris Friulano

2022 No Clothes Pinot Gris Friulano

Variety
Friulano, Pinot Gris
Region
Tamar Valley, TAS
Volume
750ml

The ‘No Clothes’ range from the gang at Stoney Rise refers to their ‘no adds’ series of wines. Here, they’re playing with a variety mostly known to Friuli-Venezia-Giulia, Friulano, which takes on an almond, green pear, meadow flower shine. It’s also called Sauvignonasse - which sounds like you sneezed halfway through saying Sauvignon Blanc. Pinot Gris to round out the texture and add some fleshy apple to the mix. Though they’ve only been at it since 2004, Joe and Lou Holyman have a reputatio...Read More...

The ‘No Clothes’ range from the gang at Stoney Rise refers to their ‘no adds’ series of wines. Here, they’re playing with a variety mostly known to Friuli-Venezia-Giulia, Friulano, which takes on an almond, green pear, meadow flower shine. It’s also called Sauvignonasse - which sounds like you sneezed halfway through saying Sauvignon Blanc. Pinot Gris to round out the texture and add some fleshy apple to the mix. Though they’ve only been at it since 2004, Joe and Lou Holyman have a reputation as two of the finest winemakers in Tasmania. It helps that they have some of the finest vineyards in all of the Tamar to boot. Stoney Rise is a secondary label to their flagship label Holyman - where they get a little more experimental. The hallmarks are precision, poise and persistence, but also pleasure. Like a school motto, but tastier. 

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