Greg’s involvement in the NZ Wine Industry is considerable. He helped set up Chard Farm with his brother, then co-founded Peregrine Wines and ran that for 17 years. But it seems he has saved the best till last ... with his latest brand - Putangi by Wet Jacket Wines. The inspiration behind this new range comes from Greg’s two loves. World-class wines showcasing his beloved Central Otago, and spending time in the awe-inspiring beauty of Fiordland, which is where he learnt the inspirational story of Richard Henry “The Grandfather of Conservation” here in NZ.
A local conservationist in the late 1800’s who gave safe passage to over 800 birds at risk from the introduction of Stoats and Weasels, trapping them and rowing them across the waters to Resolution Island, in his dinghy named Putangi. The beautiful silhouette on the bottle rowing out in solitude is a dedication to a great man who worked tirelessly to save our rarest birds.
Discovering this new range has been such a delightful find for us. Putangi Pinot Gris 2019 is seductively complex, dry and worth every penny (and then some). The type of super star quality wine we all love to discover and delight in tabling for special friends and family. The wine is made by Peter Bartle, with an exemplary 26 years of experience across NZ. Pete was one of the finalists for this year’s Gourmet Traveler Magazine NZ Winemaker of the Year and holds a lengthy list of accolades during his very successful career working for many well known wineries.
Putangi Pinot Gris has Delightful aromas of apple blossom, guava, pear, nectarine, marzipan, crème brulée and honeysuckle. A smooth, rich palate with ripe tropical fruits, pineapple, mandarin, baked pears, ginger spice and ripe lime on the finish. Delicate phenolics and minerality give it wonderful mouth feel and balance. Made for roast chicken with all the trimmings... enjoy through 2024.
For an early start up venture we were so surprised by the undeniable quality, and value they offer. They have quickly found their way to the top of our must try list here at Fine Wine Delivery and we are so excited to introduce them to you.
Check out our Blog about Putangi Wines by Wet Jacket if you'd like to learn more about this fascinating new venture...but don't forget to try this Pinot - we know you'll be as impressed as we were!
2019 Putangi Pinot Gris
A rich, flavourful, delicious Pinot Gris from Central.
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