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PINOT GRIS 2022 Marlborough, South Island
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer KIM CRAWFORD
Assessed from a just-released bottle, this 2022 vintage has an attractive, gently spicy, floral, faintly honeyed nose with ripe, fresh, peachy-melon-apple aromas. Dry, medium to medium-light bodied, slightly spicy, fresh, ripe, melon-apple-pear flavours with a lingering, crisp, mineral-tinged finish. A versatile, ready-to-drink, crowd-pleaser that has actually has 13.1% alcohol, 3.4 g/L residual sugar and 6.5 g/L total acidity with a NEW lot number AKL31-23031 on the lower part of the glass bottle. Screwcap closure and a real crowd-pleaser perfect for Thanksgiving festivities. A REPEAT of the recommended 2022 (**+) was last released on April 1, 2023 at $21.95. CSPC 369850
Type White Table Wine
Agent Art Can
Country New Zealand
Region Marlborough
Rating **+(89 points)
Bright, Fresh, Ripe, Melon-Apple-Pear
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Kim Crawford 2021 Pinot Gris is a crowd-pleaser classic with ripe yellow apple, fresh pear, lime zest, fine herbs and spicy aromas mirrored on the palate. Well-crafted and harmonious with balanced acidity for fresh seafood from the grill or vegetable dishes. Drink: 2023-2024. Best Value Wine. Score - 89 (nataliemaclean.com, April 1, 2023) Price $ 21.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - October 7, 2023
Cases bought 572 (12 bottles per case)

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