Porters ‘Kereru’ Martinborough Pinot Gris 2015 ★★★★

Bright, light straw-yellow colour, paler on the rim. The nose is firmly packed with deep aromas of ripe yellow stonefruits with a complex amalgam of savoury yellow florals and honeysuckle and a layering of nutty and minerally lees elements. Dryish to taste and medium-full bodied, the palate has good depth of mouthfilling flavours of savoury yellow stonefruits, showing nuances of honeysuckle and a complex amalgam of nutty lees and minerals. The fruit forms a fine, grainy textural heart, with balanced and integrated acidity. This has good palate weight and presence, and the wine carries to a lingering, full-flavoured finish. This is a dry, full and complex Alsace-style Pinot Gris with savoury stonefruit flavours and notes of honeysuckle and minerally lees, on a grainy-textured palate. Match with poultry, pork and veal, over the next 4 years. Mission clone fruit from the ‘Old Block’ vines, ungrafted, planted in 1994, cool-fermented in stainless-steel to 13.5% alc. and 7 g/L RS, the wine undergoing batonnage. 18.0/20 Oct 2017 RRP $25.00

 

 

2015 Kereru Pinot Gris

2015 Kereru Pinot Gris