2017 Greywacke Marlborough Pinot Gris

2017 Greywacke Marlborough Pinot Gris

95 Points Huon Hooke
2017 Greywacke Marlborough Pinot Gris
95 Points Huon Hooke

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A beautifully rich though dry-ish Pinot Gris from Marlborough. Made by ex-Cloudy Bay folk at Greywacke, this wine displays real knowledge of the region and its varieties. Beautifully aromatic but in a ripe, exotic, sophisticated sort of way, it is likewise rounded and generous on the palate — but not too sweet. Seamless and classy, this is proper wine for the deck or the table.

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Pinot Gris

Its Origins

Greywacke is the Marlborough label of Kevin Judd, and the fulfilment of a long held dream. The name Greywacke was adopted by Kevin and his wife Kimberley for their first Marlborough vineyard located in Rapaura, named in recognition of the high prevalence of rounded greywacke river stones in the soils of the vineyard. Kevin registered the name back in 1993 with the vague notion that he might one day want to use it on a wine label of his own. This quality focused winemaking venture sources fruit from mature vineyards within the central Wairau Plains and the Southern Valleys. The wines are made by Kevin at Dog Point Winery in the lower Brancott Valley, a facility extended to him by long-standing friends and industry colleagues, Ivan Sutherland and James Healy.

What The Critics Say

95/100 Huon Hooke

"Light to mid-yellow colour. The bouquet is very ripe and rich, with exotic fruit aromas including spiced poached stone fruits and traces of passionfruit, pineapple and guava. The palate is full and rich, round and almost opulent, with gorgeous texture and harmony, a taste of lychee and a trace of sweetness enhancing its irresistible drinkability. It's veering towards an Alsace vendange tardive style. Delicious! 10 JUN 2020." Drink 2020 - 2027

94/100 Bob Campbell MW

"Ripe, flavoursome pinot gris with stewed apple and pear flavours, together with appealing spice and savoury characters. Made in an off-dry style, with subliminal sweetness on the finish thanks to a juicy cut of mouth-watering acidity. 29 FEB 2020." Drink 2019 - 2023

93/100 Cameron Douglas Master Sommelier

"Vibrant and expressive bouquet with aromas of white spice and pear skin, poached red apple and wild flowers. With some residual sweetness and gently warming alcohol the texture is gently creamy even oily, then fruity. Contrasted by medium+ acidity and weight and flavours that reflect the nose. Balanced and well made with a lengthy finish and immediate enjoyability." Drink 2019 - 2022

Stats & Food Matching

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    2019 - 2022

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If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.


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