As we open the door and go inside, your first breath is a blend of fresh pastry, peaches, and ginger cake. Hold that thought. That’s the beautiful aroma of this Pinot Gris.

2019 Lake Chalice Wines – The Falcon Pinot Gris 2019

The majority of fruit for this wine was harvested from the clay rich soils of Marlborough's Southern Valleys. An expressive example of Pinot Gris pressed immediately after harvest before undergoing a cool fermentation to retain a crisp freshness.

Region

Marlborough.

Style

Off-dry.

Vineyard

Harvested entirely from the clay-rich soils of Marlborough’s southern valleys including our flagship Eyrie vineyard in the Waihopai Valley.

Winemaker

Chloe Gabrielsen

Vinification

Crushed and pressed immediately after harvest before undergoing a cool fermentation to retain a crisp freshness.

Appearance

Light straw yellow.

Bouquet

Pastry, ginger cake, pear and summer stone fruits.

Palate

Pear, orange, spice, dry with a slight sweet flush on the finish.

Cellaring

Enjoy now and over the next 3 years.

Vegan

Vegetarian friendly.

Packaging

6 x 750ml bottles, screw cap closure.

Info

Serving Temp
8-12ºC
Alcohol
13%
Total Acidity
5.7g/L
Residual Sugar
4.3g/L
pH
3.26

Accolades

Winestate New Release 3.5 stars

Tasting Notes

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