2022 Mallaluka Pinot Grigio

Pinot Gris made as essentially a red wine. Funky and delicious stuff here from Sam Leyshon.

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Here's Pinot Gris getting along like a house on fire by the hands of Sam Leyshon.

It's Pinot Gris with a ruddy red hue, a light red wine destined to be guzzled straight from an Esky or out of the fridge.

There's some juicy red apple and strawberry fruit character, a touch of wild herbal bitterness from some whole bunch action and soft, feathery tannins that make this super easy to knock back.

Great warm-weather drinking here.

It's a wild, fun-loving example of Pinot Gris and there should be many more like it!

Yes, it’s meant to be a red! Inspiration taken from the northern Italian region of Friuli, being a full skin fermented wine. Light in colour, super textural on the palate. It has a delicious tarryness to it, not too dissimilar to a Barolo (nowhere near as big, so please don’t think it will be) and a sour cherry finish with sexy, savoury tannin that’ll pair well with just about anything…including a big fat cigar.
Spontaneous fermentation with 85% whole berries & 15% whole bunches. Extended skin maceration post fermentation for 32 days. Basket pressed into seasoned french oak barriques and settled for 8 months. No fining or filtration. Only additive SO2

Region: Hilltops, NSW
Blend: Pinot Grigio (100%)
ABV: 12.10%
Closure: 750ml
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