We think this is one of the best Pinot Gris buys we have seen in years.
Buy with our very highest recommendation.
All the Ara wines have impressed us but our team (and a large number of our customers) have become smitten with this plush and textural Marlborough Pinot Gris made by three time NZ Winemaker of the Year, Nikolai St George. The Ara range falls under the wider Giesen stable of wines and we think this 2018 Gris is the standout in their current line up. It's a full bodied style with weight and presence in the mouth and a palate that overflows with spicy pear and ripe citrus flavours. The initial taste has some fruit sweetness but the fresh tangy finish balances that perfectly and the flavours goes on and on.