MATAHIWI ESTATE PINOT GRIS
The nose is typically varietal, with pure aromas of melon, pears and citrus zest. The palate is supple and juicy, with luscious tropical fruit and a fine mineral thread, leading to a fresh and sustained finish.
A great match with seafood, chicken or on its own with a chilled peach.
The fruit for this Pinot Gris is grown on the free draining river terrace of Matahiwi's home vineyard. Warm days and cool nights allow for a long ripening period guaranteeing ripe concentrated fruit while maintaining freshness.
The focus in the winery is to capture the pure fruit flavors that come from the vineyard, whilst adding complexity through our winemaking efforts to produce a multi-dimensional wine. This is achieved by tank fermenting the juice using yeasts that can ferment at low temperatures – preserving the essential fruit flavors.