Salena Estate You, Me and Pinot Grigio 2020 Wine Review

This wine is a soundly made pinot grigio rosé from Salena Estate and Riverland fruit in South Australia. It is the ubiquitous salmon rosé in colour and has aromas of florals, a medium body, 12.0 alcohol and a dry finish. Suitable for current drinking. Rating: Acceptable. Website: Producer; Vivino; Wine Searcher. Source: Sample. Reviewed: SeptemberContinue reading “Salena Estate You, Me and Pinot Grigio 2020 Wine Review”

Angullong Pinot Grigio 2019

This is a good pinot grigio from Angullong in the Orange region.  It is a suitable substitute for Veneto pinot grigio, but positioned in qualitative terms above the ubiqutious entry level offerings from that region.  The wine opens to saline and light floral aromas.  The palate is unoaked and a fine pin point like highContinue reading “Angullong Pinot Grigio 2019”

Kris Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie 2017

The Delle Venezie DOC was created in 2017, and I have read market reports of mixed welcome. This article from the Drinks Business summarises its aspirations well enough. In the glass, this particular pinot grigio has aromas of pear and lemon, a crisp medium body and short length on the finish. Pleasant, typical and suitableContinue reading “Kris Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie 2017”

Ca’ Bolani Pinot Grigio Friuli 2017

From Friuli in Italy’s north west, this pinot grigio opens to sweet smelling aromas of apple skins, green mango and herbs. The palate is dry with a fullish body and is a linear, stoney expression of pinot grigio.  Good length on the finish and not bad value for $18.  Rating: Good. Abv: 12.0%. Price: $18.Continue reading “Ca’ Bolani Pinot Grigio Friuli 2017”

Yalumba Y Series Whites 2017

I recently tasted through Yalumba’s new 2017 vintage of “Y Series” whites. All the wines are $15 and all five wines from different single varieties. As a group, these wines evidence the new modern Australian style – lower alcohol, more medium than full bodied and no discernible oak influence. The sauvignon blanc for example weighsContinue reading “Yalumba Y Series Whites 2017”