Pinot Gris (aka Pinot Grigio) is thought to be a white grape mutation of Pinot Noir. In fact the actual grapes on the vine are more a pinkish-grey colour on the vine rather than white.
We recently tasted this 2019 Pinot Gris sample from St Annes Winery (thank you!) here in Victoria. St Anne’s have cellar doors in Echuca, Moama, Myrniong and Lorne. This Pinot Gris retails for $20. Here are our notes:
I have no doubt one of my first drinks after meeting our little man will be a glass of Chardonnay. But for now, I’m living vicariously through Mr Spittoon’s descriptors. It’s actually really interesting to see what my descriptors of the nose compares to his notes of the palate.
We kindly received this St Annes Winery 2018 Chardonnay from Bendigo (VIC) recently to try (thank you!!). It’s aged in French oak and retails for $22.
With my parents visiting recently, naturally a few bottles of wine was consumed 😉 I find it’s really great to get the conversation going about what each wine is like as everyone has different taste buds and experiences with a wine.
This sample of the Austin’s 2018 Pinot Noir from Geelong (Victoria) I tasked my Dad and uncle with writing the tasting note. Here’s what they came up with: