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Loveblock Pinot Gris, Marlborough, New Zealand

Wine Notes

Winemaker: Kim Crawford

Average Price $20 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)


Grape Variety: Pinot Gris

Pinot Gris is a white-wine grape originally from the vineyards of Burgundy, but now found in wine regions all over the world. When produced in the pale, light style popularized in late 20th-Century Italy, the variety and its wines are typically referred to by the Italian name Pinot Grigio.

One of the more famous members of the extended Pinot family of grape varieties, Pinot Gris is a pink-skinned mutation of Pinot Noir. The two varieties are indistinguishable in the vineyard right up until veraison, when Pinot Gris berries take on their distinctive array of colors; anything from orange-pink to pa ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Marlborough wine region

    Marlborough is by far New Zealand's most important wine region. Situated at the north-eastern tip of the South Island, it produces around three-quarters of all the country's wine. The pungent, zesty white wines made from Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc are world famous, and Marlborough is widely considered to be the New World home of the variety.

    The region consists of a sunny, dry pair of valleys – the Wairau and the Awatere – which run parallel to each other. It stretches down the South Island's Pacific (east) coast from the small port town of Picton in the Marlborough Sounds to the town of Kaikoura. The long, straight Wairau Valley has more plantings than the more recently developed Awatere Valley. In 2010, Marlborough had 58,300 acres (23,600ha) under vine.

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  • New Zealand wine region

    New Zealand is a remote island nation in the Pacific Ocean, south-east of Australia. It lies between latitudes 36°S and 45°S, making it the southernmost wine-producing nation in the world. New Zealand has 10 major wine-growing regions spread across the North and South Islands, the most important of whic ... more


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