Region: King Valley
Winemaker: Corey Ryan
Colour: Pale in colour with excellent clarity
Aroma: This wine has a lovely nose full of rose petals and orange blossoms and clean minerality.
Palate: The palate is fruit driven and light to medium bodied with pear and nectarine flavours matched by spicy, floral nuances and classic ‘Gris’ texture.
Vinification and Maturation
The fruit is sourced from high altitude vineyards in the King Valley where long, sunny Autumn days combine with cool nights produce balanced fruit. The vinification is cool, quick and precise to maximise fruit purity. The wine is matured on lees in stainless steel to build texture and maintain fresh acidity
Soil: Clay loam
Sourced from high altitude King Valley Vineyards
Primarily vinified without the influence of oak
Medium bodied but with classic Pinot Gris viscosity
Armchair Critic, comprising two ranges – Armchair Critic and Under & Over, is Corey Ryan and Nicholas Crampton’s opinion on the way forward for Australian wine globally. Established vineyards in the best regions planted to the most suitable varieties, regardless of fashion, creating balanced wines of character and complexity.