While it’s made from the same grape as the French Pinot Gris, this Northern Italian inspired Pinot Grigio is the less serious sibling who’s more fun to hang out with. It has the classic flavours of apples and pears (the fruit, not the Cockney slang) with a slight spicy finish. Team it with an equally spicy dish. Or friend…
2017 McLaren Vale
2017 McLaren Vale$22 per bottle
With aromas of lemons, nuts and apple blossom, this is like an amble in an Italian orchard. Only in a bottle. Crisp and clean with racy (not that sort of racy) acidity, this white variety is making itself at home in the warm Mediterranean climate of McLaren Vale.