Pinot Gris

Altitude range

A complex palate of of stone fruit characters, creamy and well balanced by a crisp, clean finish.

Pinot Gris is perfectly suited to the Adelaide Hills, where the altitude of the vineyards moderates the climate, giving us cool conditions during the growing and ripening season.

This maximises fruit character and ensures the retention of natural acidity in the grapes. At Nepenthe, we have made Pinot Gris since 1998. Throughout this period we have stayed true to our aim of highlighting the variety’s intriguing varietal character, yet reflecting the influence of each individual vintage.

Tasting notes
Press and Awards

Vintage 2014 -92 points
James Halliday’s Wine Companion 2016

Vintage 2011 – 89 Points
James Halliday’s Wine Companion 2013

Vintage 2010 – Trophy & Champion Pinot Gris
National Cool Climate Wine Show 2010

Vintage 2010 – Pinot Gris Medallion
Winewise Championship 2011

Vintage 2010 – Top in Class – 4.5 Stars
Winestate May/June issue 2011

Vintage 2010 – Huon Hooke’s Top Aussie White
The Sydney Morning Herald 08.03.2011

Vintage 2010 – Wine of the Week
Winsor Dobbin 26/11/2010

Vintage 2010 – Review
“Creamy apple-pear flavours from the Adelaide Hills offer a top-notch palate experience.” – Sunday Telegraph – John Fordham – 16.01.11

Vintage 2010 – Rating 91
Drink 2012 Date Tasted Aug 10

Vintage 2010 – 91 Points
James Halliday – Weekend Australian – Nov 2010

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