Frog Hollow Estate Pinot Gris 2017 (6x 750mL) Mornington Peninsula VIC

Description:

This wine is produced from a unique vineyard in Main Ridge, the prime of the Mornington Peninsula wine growing area. Grown at our Roberts Road Vineyard, the Pinot Gris grape produces intense aromatics of golden delicious apple, meyer lemon with a powerful mineral palate of citrus sorbet and a long clean acid finish. The grapes are carefully hand-picked, quickly transferred to the winery for whole-bunch pressing to tank and neutral French oak barrique. A warm ferment with indigenous yeast is followed by 6 months on lees to develop a complex texture. After careful blending the wine is filtered and bottled.

Cellaring

Gris is best consumed when it is young, we recommend within 5 years of vintage time.

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Frog Hollow Estate Pinot Gris 2017 (6x 750mL) Mornington Peninsula VIC

Lot No: 0022-2468897 Quantity: 1
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16/01/2019 4.00 PM AEDT

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$34 per package

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This wine is produced from a unique vineyard in Main Ridge, the prime of the Mornington Peninsula wine growing area. Grown at our Roberts Road Vineyard, the Pinot Gris grape produces intense aromatics of golden delicious apple, meyer lemon with a powerful mineral palate of citrus sorbet and a long clean acid finish. The grapes are carefully hand-picked, quickly transferred to the winery for whole-bunch pressing to tank and neutral French oak barrique. A warm ferment with indigenous yeast is followed by 6 months on lees to develop a complex texture. After careful blending the wine is filtered and bottled.

Cellaring

Gris is best consumed when it is young, we recommend within 5 years of vintage time.

Region:
VIC - Mornington Peninsula
State:
Victoria
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

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Taste

This light bodied white wine has intense aromatics of Golden delicious apples and Meyer lemon with a powerful mineral palate of citrus sorbet and a long clean finish.

Food Matching

Pinot Gris is made to go with delicious meals. Our Pinot goes well with Fish, Chicken, Pork and Veal. It is good accompanied with Mexican Food, Vietnamese food, French food and herb crusted goats cheese.

Winery Profile

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Some 20 years ago Grant Griffiths and his wife, Ciara, went to a friends property in Red Hill for lunch. Ciara immediately fell in love with the area as its geography & feel reminded her of where she had grown up in Ireland.  She would pour over the local papers whenever she could get them, hoping a property that would appeal to both her and Grant would come on the market. Five years later, a property called “Frog Hollow” was going to auction. With her husband overseas at the time her chance of buying this property looked dismal. However, as luck would have it the property got passed in and the next day when Grant arrived home they drove down to Main Ridge for a look.  It was a rainy, grey day but when they arrived onto the old rundown property all you could hear were the frogs croaking as the sky opened and the sun hit the dam!  It was an omen – Grant had always loved frogs and they just knew this was going to be their property.

Together they designed and built their dream home and Ciara’s request for half a dozen rows of vines to view from their kitchen, turned into a vineyard.  Their love of the Californian Reds and European whites inspired Grant to go further and employ a winemaker to emulate these wines rather than repeat the glut of Australian and New Zealand style wines.

With the establishment of Frog Hollow Vineyard their dream of a place for family and friends to come together and enjoy meals from local produce and their very own wines became complete.

View Frog Hollow Estate website

Other Information

  • 2017 vintage
  • 6 x 750mL units
  • VIC - Mornington Peninsula, Victoria
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