2021 Onannon Pinot Gris

A racy and mouth-watering Pinot Gris from Mornington with lots of texture

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The Onannon Pinot Gris is more proof that Pinot Gris and the Mornington Peninsula are truly made for each other.

Made with a combination of cultured and wild yeasts, this Pinot Gris is creamy and lush, suggestive of French iterations of the wine, with its beautiful aromas of pear, quince and citrus aided by the richness imparted by the malolactic fermentation. The palate shows a touch of spice while the acidity level is vivid and refreshing, making the mouth water with almost every sip.

All up, this is a beautiful Pinot Gris, especially considering the price, and it will develop some more richness over the next few years.

Handpicked and whole bunch pressed, settled overnight, then racked with some solids into old puncheons. Half seeded immediately with the CY3079 yeast and half left to ferment naturally. 100% MLF. The wine saw only minimal SO2 just prior to bottling in July. 12.7% ALC/VOL

Winemakers note - Pear skin, quince and lemon verbena on the nose, these carry onto the palate with a touch of wood spice, finishes dry with some tonic water bitterness.

92 Points - "Mornington is such a great plus for gris. This has texture and flavour but it remains frisky. I believe that this wine saw some oak but it doesn’t really manifest itself in flavour terms; it just helps give it an impression of oomph. Dry pear, nectarine, lychee and woodsmoke flavours blend in with honeysuckle/florals. There’s enough gather here to lend it some texture but otherwise is races refreshingly along. Lovely wine." Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

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