As we open the door and go inside your first breath is a blend of Burnt orange, mandarin peels, and spices. Hold that thought. That’s the beautiful aroma of this Pinot Gris.

2020 Lake Chalice Wines – The Falcon Pinot Gris 2020

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

Bright aromas of burnt orange, stone fruit, mandarin peel and spice.

Palate

Complex array of peach, citrus and spice, the palate is textural and full from extended lees contact.

Cellaring

Enjoy now and over the next 3 years. If you can wait 5 minutes after buying it before twisting the cap off, you’ve exercised some real restraint.

Vegan

Vegetarian friendly.

Packaging

6 x 750ml bottles, screw cap closure.

Info

Serving Temp
8-12ºC
Alcohol
13%
Total Acidity
5.4g/L
Residual Sugar
5.5g/L
pH
3.35

Tasting Notes

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