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2020 Stefano Lubiana Pinot Gris

Derwent Valley, TAS

One of the top Pinot Gris wines in Tasmania. Biodynamic farming. Meticulous winemakeking. Great stuff from Steve Lubiana.

$30.00

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About

About The Wine

Steve Lubiana's attention to detail in his biodynamically farmed vineyard in southern Tasmania has yeilded some excellent results over the last decade. 

Each year the wines are more refined, concentrated, and tell a more specific story of his patch of land from that vintage. The Pinot Gris from 2020 tells a very compelling story, one of the maturing of Pinot Gris in Australia. It's Pinot Gris as a fine wine, not just a 'Sunday smasher'.

A bit of skin contact and some barrel work in the winery raises this above the pack.

It's about as good as Australian Pinot Gris gets at the moment, it's worth every penny.

About Stefano Lubiana

Steve and Monique Lubiana were pioneers of biodynamic farming in Tasmania. 

Their gorgeous estate was the first to adopt the principals of biodynamics in 2008. Since then the quality of the Stefano Lubiana premium range has soared. The wines are immaculate: Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Sparklings all packed with flavour intensity and perfectly balanced.

As Mike Bennie observed, "Geez, there’s been some wind in the sail on their estate in southern Tasmania. This is top notch stuff right here."

Steve, a fifth-generation winemaker, is now one of Tasmania's leading producers, no doubt about it.

Steve and Monique in their beautiful vineyard
Steve and Monique in their beautiful vineyard
Derwent Valley, TAS
Additional Info

From The Producer

2020 Stefano Lubiana Pinot Gris is an estate-grown, certified-biodynamic single-vineyard wine. It's grown on a mixture of grey gravelly loam, gravel, and red loam atop an old riverbed. The fruit is handpicked, sorted, crushed and left on skins for 72 hours prior to pressing. Naturally fermented in two- to five-year-old 500-litre puncheons, spending seven months on lees. This wine has a light pink colour with an amber hue due to the extended skin contact. On the nose it displays rosewater and hints of ripe nashi pear flavours followed by a rich and textural palate that has a good balance, and with ripe fruit on the back palate. - Steve & Monique Lubiana

Blend : Pinot Gris (100%)
Drink Until : 2024

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

"With a slight amber tint from its time on skins this wine is spicy, smooth and delicious with a layered and intricate palate. Quince, pear, richness and depth – a great food wine." - Steve Lubiana

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