Elephant In The Room Pinot Gris (6pk)
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Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris
Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Gris
Region: Limestone Coast
Winemaker: Corey Ryan
Pack Size: 6 Bottle Pack
Summary: The Elephant in the Room wines are proudly large in scale and expansive in flavour. Ignoring fashion and braving the scorn “wine thought police” Elephant in the Room was created to give wine loving consumers exactly what they want – full bodied and mouth-filling wines that deliver maximum pleasure. Each wine is sourced from slow-ripening cool climate vineyards in the Limestone Coast of South Australia by Corey Ryan.
Vineyards: Sourced from established vineyards in the cooler southern coastal region that is perfectly situated to experience consistent temperatures from closer proximity to the ocean and avoiding the heat of neighbouring inland South Australian regions.
Winemaking: Picked in the cool of the morning to maintain freshness and vitality. Fermented solely in stainless steel with a short time on lees contact for additional subtle nuance and texture whilst maintaining the ultra-important flavour and freshness. Vinified without excessive handling to enable the fruit to be as expressive as possible.
Vintage 2022: A cool, wet spring helped with soil moisture followed by a warm November ensuring no damaging weather conditions. Cool and calm weather followed that meant even ripening and good acid retention. A mild end to summer and a cool Autumn saw fruit hanging with no disease or extreme heat posing a problem. Yields and quality were up across the board.
Tasting Note: Clear, with yellow hues. On the nose you’ll find ripe varietal fruit flavours of apple, grilled nuts and citrus with intoxicating florals and spice. A beautifully lifted and expressive wine with mouth-filling that finishes crisp and fresh. A good all rounder that marries equally well with white fish or pork dishes.