Giesen 2017 Pinot Gris (New Zealand)

This wine comes straight out of the gate with heady notes of ripe peach, pear, grapefruit and honeysuckle, with undertones of ground white pepper and dried herbs. Things go a little flat on the palate. It's an off-dry style, and the sugar sticks out in the form of both sweetness and a viscous texture. It's just barely held up by the acidity, although it could use more. The fruit feels a touch sour on the finish. This would likely improve when well-paired with something like a hard aged cheese. Christina Pickard

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    Pacific Highway Wines & Spirits
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