Pā Road Pinot Gris
Redwood Hills was cane pruned to 2, 3 & 4 canes, on VSP trellising. Pinot Gris flourishes on this gently sloping vineyard. Naturally low cropping, the vineyard provides richly scented fruit with concentrated flavours and a lovely natural balance. This was blended with some first crop Pinot Gris from our new Riverside Block at the Wairau Bar Home Vineyard. Alluvial gravels and silts give fruit from this block a beautiful floral character, which was supported by normal first crop exuberance and concentration. The Gewürztraminer was field blended at harvest to add another layer of interest and aromatic lift.
decadence to the nose.
95% Pinot Gris 5% Gewurztraminer
About the Producer
Based in the Marlborough Region, te Pā has a history stemming back almost 800 years. Set up by the MacDonald family whose Maori lineage goes back to 1350, the te Pā estate spreads over 400Ha of vineyards in Marlborough’s Wairau and Awatere regions. Nestled between the Wairau River and the azu...