Snapper Rock Marlborough Pinot Gris 2016, Marlborough, South Island

Pinot Gris Pinot Gris
Marlborough, New Zealand

$16.95 (536185)

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February 17, 2018

Critic Reviews (2)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Fleshy, soft, just off-dry, varietally accurate pinot gris here, with more than a nod back to Alsace. I like the...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Kiwi Pinot gris seems to be getting sweeter. It is a low acid grape to begin with so the softness is expected, along...

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Community Reviews (1)

Barry McLarnon
Barry McLarnon

I was taken aback when I tasted this one - it was not what I was expecting after reading the pro reviews. The nose was decent, with a recognizable gris character, but on the palate, I found the wine to be very dry and austere, with a bitter edge and alcoholic heat - no hint of sweetness whatsoever. I wouldn't expect much bottle variation with screwcap closures, but I have no other explanation.

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