Our 1st Shipment sold out quickly, this 2nd smaller & FINAL shipment is expected to CLEAR in a hurry. Rare CLEARANCE of outstanding Central Otago Pinot Gris due to a Cancelled Export order.

Chaotic international shipping and pandemic ravaged hospitality markets caused the “Cancellation” of this impressive Triple 5 Star Pinot Gris – now exclusively clearing to Fine Wine Delivery customers at $16.99

Made by Alsace trained NZ winemaker Paul Pujol who spent 5-years crafting the Grand Cru wines of Keuntz Baz in Alsace, no NZ winemaker knows and has experienced Alsace like Paul. That shows in the richness, purity and balance of this luscious Central Otago Pinot Gris off his outstanding Prophets Rock Bendigo Estate. Spending equal time in the vineyards and helping to nurture their estate vines, Paul is invested in his wines from ground to the glass.

The low yielding fruit is handpicked into small baskets and 100% whole bunch pressed over 5-6 hours using indigenous yeast, taking place in old oak barrels. Fermentation takes 3-4 months; the finished wine is then aged without racking on gross lees until bottling just before the following harvest - this is how Premium Pinot Gris is made in Alsace. 2020 is a stunning vintage, it will age for years but will be a beautiful experience from the day of your purchase.

The Wine.
A vastly complex and thought-provoking bouquet exudes almond meal, pear, peach and citrus peel to quince and baking spice aromas. Very concentrated with significant lees-influenced texture and complexity, yet perfectly balanced by refreshing minerality, the result, a lot more weight and richness than your average NZ Pinot Gris. Nearly dry to taste with a deep and luscious finish, much like its bigger brother (Prophet's Rock) there's a lot in common with Alsace. Try a glass with tempura tiger prawns dipped in mild sweet chilli sauce for a delicious food match now and through 2024+, other than that just drink and enjoy!

Triple 5 Star + Gold Medal Pinot Gris from one of NZ and Otago’s great wineries crafted by Paul Pujol who for 5 years made those Grand Cru wines of Keuntz Baz in Alsace. All this premium quality can be yours at this sensational Export Order CLEARANCE price of just $16.99 bottle. This global pandemic is tough on our wine producers. Take advantage of this NZ exclusive ‘Export Cancellation’ CLEARANCE price and you’ll also be helping the winery to cash up this surplus shipment.

Enjoy, JEFF

2020 Rocky Point Pinot Gris

Windfall Treble 5 Star Otago Pinot Gris CLEARANCE... chaotic international shipping and pandemic markets are behind the “Export Cancellation” of this Gorgeous Pinot Gris exclusive to FWD customers at $16.99

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Store Stock Level*
Lunn Ave Superstore High
Constellation Drive Superstore High

* Under Level 3 we are not able to offer our normal 2 hour Click & Collect service. You will receive an email confirming when your order is ready and waiting to be collected. Please wait for this email, do not try and collect your order before this and follow the instructions given.

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Further Information

Brand Prophet's Rock
Region Central Otago
Varietal Pinot Gris
Size 750ml
Alcohol % 13.0%
Vintage 2020
Country New Zealand

Description

Crafted by Alsace trained NZ winemaker Paul Pujol who spent 5-years presiding over making of the Grand Cru wines of Keuntz Baz in Alsace... no NZ winemaker knows and has experienced Alsace like Paul. And that shows in the richness, purity and balance common to the Central Otago Pinot Gris off his outstanding Prophets Rock Bendigo Estate. Spending equal time in the vineyards and helping to nurture their estate vines Paul is invested in his wines from the ground to the glass. The low yielding fruit is handpicked into small baskets and 100% whole bunch pressed over 5-6 hours using indigenous yeast and takes place in old oak barrels. Fermentation typically takes 3-4 months; the finished wine is then aged without racking on gross lees until bottling just before the following vintage… this is how Pinot Gris is made in Alsace. Paul is the Master of Pinot Gris, and his Bendigo vineyard grows fruit with beautiful structure and minerality. 2020 is a stunning vintage… it will age for years but will be a beautiful experience if opened the day of your purchase.

Smells
A vastly complex and thought-provoking bouquet showing everything from almond meal, pear, peach and citrus peel to quince and baking spice aromas.

Tastes
Very concentrated with significant lees-influenced texture and complexity, yet perfectly balanced by refreshing minerality, the nett result... a lot more weight and richness than your average NZ Pinot Gris. Nearly dry to taste and a searching finish, much like its bigger brother (Prophet's Rock) there's a lot more in common with Alsace. Try a glass with tempura tiger prawns dipped in mild sweet chilli sauce for a delicious food match now and through 2024+.

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3 Customer Reviews

I Love this, it’s just my style of Pinot Gris , I like a slightly more fruity one. Will order s9me more

25th September 2021 | Melanie Chitham

Great service

16th September 2021 | Chris Welch

Excellent for me

25th October 2020 | Leanne Jenner