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PINOT GRIS

The Crossings Pinot Gris 2022 is brimming with concentrated notes of ripe pear, yellow nectarine, and honeysuckle, with underlying spicy aromas.

 

The palate is luscious and generous showing wonderful balance between fruit and acidity with a long dry finish.

 

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TASTING NOTES

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AROMA

Ripe pear, orange blossum

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FLAVOR

Stonefruit, honeysuckle

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FINISH

Long dry finish

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VITICULTURE

HARVEST DATES:
2nd March – 9th April 2022
VINEYARDS:
Awatere Valley & Wairau Valley

Vintage 2022 was an exciting classic Marlborough harvest. A warm Spring secured good fruit set throughout the region. Some challenging weather in February was rewarded with clear warm days throughout harvest.

 

The cool crisp nights and warm days in March retained vibrant acidity while allowing flavors to develop fully. A slow and steady ripening resulted in beautifully intense and structured wines. This resulted in Pinot Gris that is focused, with lifted aromatics and concentrated mouthfeel.

 

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WINEMAKING

ALCOHOL %:
13
TRITRATABLE ACID:
6.4
PH:
3.48
RESIDUAL SUGAR:
3.8 g/l

Carefully selected Pinot Gris blocks were harvested and gently pressed. The juice went into stainless steel tanks and left to settle for 72 hours.

 

The clear juice was then racked to stainless steel tanks and fermented using yeast strains selected to suit the wines lifted aromatic characters. The wine was then blended, stabilized, and filtered prior to bottling.

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Food Pairing

Enjoy with poultry and mushroom dishes such as creamy pasta with porcini.

The Crossings

The Crossings range of wines are produced in Marlborough, New Zealand’s most prominent winemaking region. With vineyards located in the premium sub-regions of the Awatere Valley and Wairau Valley, our vines flourish under brilliant sunshine and cool coastal breezes. The Crossings signature Sauvignon Blanc showcases classic Marlborough hallmarks – distinct minerality and generous tropical fruit flavors, with a refreshing vibrancy in every glass. Discover the refreshing taste of crossing to the purest side of New Zealand with The Crossings range of sustainably grown, vegan-friendly wines.