2021 Scout Pinot x Pinot

A blend of Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris made to be utterly annihilated the second it comes into your possession.

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It's great to see more wines like this emerging from the younger generation in NZ.

Here we have a pretty-as-a-picture mash-up of Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris from talented and experienced couple, Sarah Adamson and Greg Lane. For this wine, they take a Beaujolais-inspired approach to a smashable light-bodied red wine that is built for drinking in the sun.

It's fruity and it's got just enough tannin to keep the vibrant juiciness in check.

It's about as fun and frisky as a red/white wine gets. Give it a quick chill and get your tumblers ready.

Pinot Noir x Pinot Gris. Two varieties not often blended together, but have resulted in a bright, light, crunchy delicious red wine.

The majority of the wine is Pinot Noir, grown in the Southern Valleys and Lowburn, Central Otago blended with Pinot Gris from Marlborough. 100% whole bunch and skin fermentation, basket pressed and aged in old French barriques. We took inspiration from Beaujolais for this wine.

Serve slightly chilled, this is the wine you want to be drinking this summer.

89 Points - "A blend of pinot noir and pinot gris fermented by carbonic maceration to make an 'ode to Beaujolais'. Smooth, fresh and fruity red with plum, cherry and fig flavours. A refreshing wine when served slightly chilled on a summer's day." - Bob Campbell (The Real Review)

90 Points - "A red with strawberry, cherry and light citrus character. Medium body, firm tannins and a straightforward finish. Drink now. Screw cap." - JamesSuckling.com

90 Points - "Cherry, strawberry, a little dried pear, maybe some orange in there too. It's juicy, all poached strawberry and juicy red fruits, the Gris adds some perfume and sweetness, soft plump tannin, and a finish of solid length. Good fun. Nice drink." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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