Kim Crawford Sp Boyszone Pinot Gris 2007, Marlborough, South Island

Pinot Gris Pinot Gris
Marlborough, New Zealand

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New Zealanders sometimes refer to their country as “Godzone,” meaning “God’s own country.” Maybe this helps us understand “Boyzone.” Maybe not. And this is not a pinot gris that finds itself in a quality “Gris-zone.” It stands well above the crowd of pinot gris and is characterized by luscious and complex flavours of ripe fruit, a slightly viscous and refreshing texture, and excellent balance. Score: 4.5 (Rod Phillips, rodphillipsonwine.com, May 21, 2009)
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February 16, 2013

Critic Reviews (2)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Styles of pinot gris in NZ vary widely. This partially barrel fermented version is soft, broad and a touch sweet. No...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Quite forward and lightly volatile on the nose. The palate is fullish, rich, slightly off dry in a late harvest...

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Bethany Harpur
Bethany Harpur

The colour in the glass immediately revealed the varietal, with its signature peach tones in a brilliant, pale straw, clear bowl. Flowery and flinty aromas, followed by a slightly viscous mouthfeel and strong acid. (www.2ndferment.blogspot.com)

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