Navigation
Account
Cart 0 items for £0.00

No products in the cart.

Falconhead Hawkes Bay Pinot Gris 2018

‹Return to Previous Page
Description

Description

Falconhead Hawkes Bay Pinot Gris

The Falconhead Hawkes Bay Pinot Gris has a very light salmon hue. The nose is a delicate blend of pear and apricot overlaid with lychee and lavender.

The palate shows flavours of pear and spices – nutmeg and cinnamon. The slight sweetness is balanced by soft acidity.

The grand rounded gables of The Wine Portfolio’s Cellar Door are a distinctive feature of the lush green pastures of Katikati, New Zealand.

Since 1978 the estate has been a place where wine making is seen as an art, not just a business. In such a place, Falconhead Hawkes Bay Pinot Gris is carefully made.

New Zealand’s temperate, maritime climate and rich, free-draining volcanic soils have brought new intense flavours and styles to the world wine market.

With vineyards in prime locations such as Hawkes Bay and Marlborough, The Wine Portfolio combines the finest grapes with the best winemaking techniques, as well as passion from their dedicated winemakers.

They have taken the boutique winery approach to winemaking by controlling the entire process – from grafting their own cuttings, developing their own vineyards and viticultural techniques, and investing in the best technology possible.

Owning 503 planted hectres of vineyards, The Wine Portfolio has a secure supply of grapes that are grown specifically to match their wine styles.

The fruit for the Falconhead Hawkes Bay Pinot Gris was sourced from  two of their Hawkes Bay vineyards.  About ¾ came from Kinross on the left bank of the Ngaruroro river and ¼ from Riverview on the right bank.

The fruit was pressed in their Riverview winery and the juice transported to their Katikati winery.  At Katikati the juice was fermented in stainless steel at low temperatures to preserve the delicate aromatic character.

A number of separate batches were fermented using a range of yeasts to add complexity.  Some of these ferments were stopped before reaching dryness and these were used during blending to achieve the desired level of residual sugar.

wineportfolio.co.nz

Reviews (0)

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Falconhead Hawkes Bay Pinot Gris 2018”

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Returns & Delivery
Returns and Exchanges

All goods should be examined upon receipt, and any claim for loss or breakage notified by email or telephone to Hay Wines immediately. In the case of goods delivered by couriers, unless any claim is made within 24 hours, no compensation, refund or other credit will be available. In the case of damaged goods, Hay Wines reserves the right to collect these.

Ship your items back to us

If you wish to return your order due to an error on our behalf, we are happy to collect or get our courier to collect from the delivery address stated on the invoice, providing the parcel is securely packed in the same way as it was sent out. If you wish to return the parcel yourself please feel free to do so. Once the parcel has returned to us we will refund you the full amount. Please note that refunds may take up to 7 working days to appear in your account.

For more information, view our full Terms and Conditions information.

Related Products

Sale! Marius Terret Vermentino IGP Pays D'Oc Quick View

Marius Terret Vermentino IGP Pays D’Oc 2019

Bright appearance, a straw yellow colour with golden and green highlights, bright appearance. On the nose it is open with white fruit, peach and ripe fruit aromas and on the palate it is full and fruity on entry, ripe fruit aromas and lovely acidity.
£9.29 £8.49 Add to basket
Loimer Riesling Quick View

Loimer Riesling 2017

A rather restrained nose of fresh apricot and white stone fruit develops into youthful lime perfumes. On the palate, the Loimer Riesling has a crunchy acidity and lots of texture. Light-bodied, the wine is balanced and has a medium to long finish.
£16.69 Add to basket
Domaine Langlois Chateau Saumur Blanc Quick View

Domaine Langlois Chateau Saumur Blanc 2018

Chenin Blanc dominated dry and minerally with a tang of honeyed melon on the palate that leads to the crisp floral finish. The harvest is made entirely by hand yielding 60 hl/ha and 150kg of grapes produced 100 litres of juice in this vintage. Fermentation was controlled at between 18-20 degrees to preserve the precious aromas.
£13.99 Add to basket
Loimer Kamptal Gruner Veltliner Quick View

Loimer Kamptal Gruner Veltliner 2018

Fine aromas of pear, green apple and a hint of exotic fruits. The Loimer Kamptal Gruner Veltliner has great, lively acidity and has a refreshing light body. Persistent fruit concentration on the palate is full of zesty apple, ripe lime and spice, with good finesse and a precise, fresh finish.
£18.49 Add to basket
Three Choirs Willow Brook Quick View

Three Choirs Willow Brook 2018

Aromatic, soft off dry white with a spicy lychee character from The Siegerrebe grape, floral qualities from the Schonburger and crispness from the Seyval Blanc.
£10.99 Add to basket
Josef Chromy Chardonnay Quick View

Josef Chromy Chardonnay 2017

Pale green straw. Complex, citrus and white peach with light cinnamon and toast characters from regular barrel stirring. A rich texture wine showing citrus, and nectarine flavours with integrated French oak. The palate is rich and full from barrel fermentation but balanced with natural acidity which gives structure and length.
£26.49 Add to basket
Cave de Hunawihr Gewurztraminer Reserve Quick View

Cave de Hunawihr Gewurztraminer Reserve 2018

Straw yellow in colour with silvery gold tints. The nose is very complex, with notes of exotic fruits (lychee, mango) and subtle aromas of white pepper. The mouth is full and very long. This is a wine with good freshness from lingering acidity balanced with a touch of residual sugar on the finish.
£16.49 Add to basket
Dopff au Moulin Pinot Blanc Quick View

Dopff au Moulin Pinot Blanc 2018

Fresh and lively aromas of apple blossom with notes of ripe pears combined with spice and almonds. Smooth and easy to drink style.
£13.99 Add to basket
Echeverria Sauvignon Blanc Quick View

Echeverria Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Bright yellow colour with light green hues. This vibrant Sauvignon Blanc combines aromas of fresh herbs, green pepper and tomato leaves, with citric notes of grapefruit and lime. The palate is fresh and crisp, with a balanced natural acidity and a fruity finish.
£9.99 Add to basket
Peter Lehmann Margaret Semillon Quick View

Peter Lehmann Margaret Semillon 2012

While bottle ageing in the Tanunda cellars, the wine has developed an attractive vibrant green/gold colour. The bouquet shows hints of lemon flower together with some waxy, honeyed development so typical of great, aged Semillon. The grapes were picked early in the season to retain more natural acidity and the palate is dry with a zesty finish.
£17.29 Add to basket
Back to top