Theory Of Evolution Pinot Gris (6pk)
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Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris
Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Gris
Region: 100% Limestone Coast (Padthaway)
Winemaker: Corey Ryan
Pack Size: 6 Bottle Pack
Summary: Inspired by humankind’s evolution through thousands of years, The Theory of Evolution Wines embody the inevitable journey of wine lovers to enjoying the world’s classic great varieties. Winemaker Corey Ryan has crafted each varietally expressive and well-balanced wine from established low yielding vineyards to deliver quality and value that will appeal to all wine drinkers.
Vineyards: Sourced from established vineyards in the Padthaway district of the limestone coast. The sheltered aspect and consistent temperatures combine to ensure the retention of natural acidity in the elegant fruit harvested.
Winemaking: Picked partially by hand. The majority of the blend was vinified in stainless steel with high solids and oxidative handling with fifteen barrel fermented with lees stirring.
Vintage 2018: 2018 saw a reasonable vintage with steady rainfall and although there were higher than average hot days they were balanced out by cool nights. The resultant vintage crop saw yields down marginally.
Tasting Note: Pale almost opaque in colour with the varietal richness and freshness that Padthaway can impart. Hints of nashi pear and apple with a slight mineral edge. The palate delivers fresh cut pear with a citrus backbone and fleshy yet firm mouthfeel. Crisp acidity rounds out the package.