Wine Tasting Note: Margrain Pinot Gris, 2004, Marlborough, New Zealand.
Available from Oddbins for £9.99. This is just bursting with orange-tinged, peachy ripeness. The nose is quiet (as PG usually is) while the palate offers a full, orange-tinged peachy ripeness. A touch of smoke and apple peel, comes with a food-friendly texture. Full but dry. Soft and approachable. Alcohol 13.5%. This was delicious served with a chicken and veg risotto a staple dish in Gladstone Terrace. I am not too sure that the rear labels recommendation that the wine is drunk ‘between 2005 and 2010 and beyond’ will hold up. It is very good drinking now; so why wait? Scribblings Rating – 90/100