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Craven Wines Newlands Vineyard Pinot Gris 2020 (Orange)

Craven Wines Newlands Vineyard Pinot Gris 2020 (Orange)

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Tasting Notes

Pinot Gris isn't exactly an abundant grape planted in Stellenbosch, but it is something we have a lot of fun working with. Although a lot of the wine drinking world think and assume it is a 'white grape', it is in fact a lovely coppery/dark rose skinned grape.

With this being the case, we just can't waste that colour and delicious flavour trapped in the skins, so we ferment this wine like a red. In 2020 we destemmed the fruit in its entirety and fermented it in open top fermenters. The juice is lightly pumped over or punched down throughout fermentation. The fermentation on skins gives the wine a beautiful rose coloured hue. We found due a slightly higher yield the tannins were lovely and refined which enabled us to keep the wine on skins for 8 days before pressing. Bottled unfined & unfiltered. - Winery Note

Product Type Wine White Pinot Gris Grigio & Blanc
Vintage 2020
Volume 750ml
Country South Africa
Region Stellenbosch
Winemaking Practices Minimal Intervention
Vineyard Practices Minimal Intervention