2016 Bladen Pinot Gris

2016 Bladen Pinot Gris


This single-vineyard wine is made from the oldest Pinot Gris vines in all of Marlborough. Bladen’s Pinot Gris is a lively and energetic white wine bursting with fresh pear, jasmine, and tropical fruit aromas. The palate is bright and buoyant with crisp pear, lemon, and distinct minerality; a richness coats the palate yet finishes clean and pure on this elegant and complex wine.

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Country: New Zealand
Region: Marlborough
Winemaker: Rowan Langdon
Varietals: 100% Pinot Gris

ABV: 13%
Drinking window: Now - 2022
Cases made: 595
Pairings: Grilled chicken or fish salads

  • About The Producer

    Bladen Wines was established by husband and wife team Dave and Christine Macdonald, who named their endeavor after their two children, Blair and Deni. The Macdonalds planted their first vineyard by hand along the banks of the Wairu River in Marlborough, New Zealand, in 1989. Today they produce limited quantities of organic, high-quality wines and focus solely on Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, and Pinot Noir.

  • Reviews

    Raymond Chan Wine Review “Nose is pure and clean with white stone fruit and delicate florals. Meduim bodied palate with concentrated core of stone fruit, white flowers and rose petals – 16.5+/20.”

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