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2017 Good Intentions Wine Co. Gris Diddly Dee

Mount Gambier, SA

Lots of care and thought put into crafting this Pinot Gris but, holy moly, how yummy is it?!

$33.00

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About The Wine

This is a super delicious take on Pinot Gris from Mount Gambier.

The fruit began fermenting as whole berries for five days, then sat on skins for eight days picking up all the vibrant colour from the pinkish skins of the Pinot Gris grape. A small amount of Pinot Noir Rosé was also blended in for a lift of perfume and freshness.

With the whole berry ferment, skin contact and barrel time, this is basically Pinot Gris made like a red wine.

If you're looking for more experimental takes on this mercurial variety, this version from Andrew Burchell is a great place to start.

About Good Intentions Wine Co.

Andrew and Louise Burchell moved to Mount Gambier with a view to start a family, grow grapes and craft wines that showcase the unique terroir of their home.

Mount Gambier is Australia's youngest volcano, having last erupted only 6000 years ago. The Burchell farm and their additional leased vineyards are all set on the slopes of Mount Gambier, the mix of rich volcanic soils and mineral-charged water making for unique grape growing conditions in their little patch of earth.

The Good Intentions wines are all made with indigenous yeasts, bottled unfined and unfiltered and released with little to no sulphur. These are slightly wild and idiosyncratic wines packed with personality. 

An interesting producer doing things just a little bit different in their patch of the country.

Andrew and Frankie on the farm
Andrew and Frankie on the farm
Mount Gambier, SA
Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Electric, vibrant colour and the electric perfume to go with it. It's all tangello and nectarine, shaped by tart, crunchy acidity, full of life and vigour. There's great volume of fruit. Delicious and a little wild. A really cool take on Gris. - Different Drop Wine Team

Additional Info

From The Producer

Pinot Gris grown on limestone over flint rock close to the ocean from the Coola Road Vinyard . It was carbonic macerated for 5 days and then de-stemmed and left on skins for 8 days. Rose of Pinot Noir from Boxer's vineyard is added.

The Gris is stored in old oak barrels, the Rose in stainless steel, both on lees. They were blended and left to sit before being racked and minimal sulfur added at bottling.

Blend : Pinot Gris and a little Pinot Noir
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2019
Bottle Size : 750ml

Delivery Information

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Pricing & Discounts

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  ORDERS OVER $149 GET FREE SHIPPING

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  ORDERS OVER $999 GET A $100 DISCOUNT

This will all be automatically applied to your cart during the checkout process. So for example, if you create a cart with a total of $310, your final price at checkout will be $290. The discount will generally be applied to the first item in the cart. For very large wholesale or function orders (weddings etc) we are always happy to negotiate on a case by case basis. Don't hesitate to contact us.