Pinot Gris 2020 Scotchmans Hill

SCOT025
From one of James Halliday's Top 100 Australian wineries, this is a tight and mineral infused wine full of ripe pear and lemon zest acidity.
Type:
Vintage:
2020
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
100%
Genres:
Style:
Dry
ABV:
12.5%
Producer:
Region:
Country:
Australia
Sub Region:
Bellarine Peninsula
Body:
Zingy, zesty and refreshing
Drinking Window:
now to 2024
Closure Type:
Screw Cap
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Scotchmans Hill

Established in 1982, Scotchmans Hill is located in the heart of the Bellarine Peninsula. A producer of premium cool maritime climate wines, Scotchmans Hill has been a leading local winery for over thirty years and is rated among James Halliday’s Top 100 Australian Wineries.

Tasting Notes

The wine has a tight mineral palate with nashi pear, lemon zest and spice flavours with creamy mid palate and a light oak finish.

Food Matches

Enjoy with seafood, white meats, salad dishes or as an aperitif.

Vinification

Wine Region: Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria. - Clone: D1V6. - Soil Type: Self mulching black verosol derived from tertiary basalt. - Harvest Date: 17/03/20 to 31/03/20. - Yield: 3.7kg/vine, 3.7tn/acre, 9.25tn/ha, 65.0hl/ha. - Winemaking: Crushed, destemmed and pressed to tank. Only the best free run juice was used. 35% of the juice was run to older French baarique barrels where it was fermented wild and spent 5 months on lees. The remaining juice was fermented in tank at 13°C for 14 days with extended lees contact for 4 months. The 2 components were blended together and then stabilisied, filtered and bottled September 2020.

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