Hugh Hamilton 'The Trickster' Pinot Grigio

$150.00

Hugh Hamilton 'The Trickster' Pinot Grigio

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If this wine were a hat (which it's not), it would be a Chiquita Hat (a Brazilian Fruit Hat). Not to be confused with a Pinot ‘gris’ style wine, this is very clearly a Pinot ‘grigio’ style. Why? Because the fruit was deliberately picked at the lower end of its acceptable range to retain the quintessential crisp, light, fine qualities of both the variety and the region.

 

It's very light and breezy. Orange blossom, pear, bananas. Like a fresh but tropical taste of Spring.

 

As a small batch producer Hugh takes pride in every single bottle he producers - with his name and signature a representation of his passion. Genuine kit! 

 

The Flock is a collection of his favourite (and his 'Black Sheep' followers') wines. And the crisp-as-heck Trickster is a favourite of ours.

FROM THE WINEMAKER

Most winemakers (myself included) care little for fashion style - but wine style is critical! Is this a Pinot ‘gris’ style or Pinot ‘grigio’ style? The latter, dear reader, the latter. Why? Because we deliberately machine harvested in the dead of a cold Hills night at the lower end of its acceptable range to retain the quintessential crisp qualities of both the variety and the region. I want to be annoyed - there was so little Pinot Grigio on the vine in 2019. But really, with quality this good it’s difficult to stay mad. If the crop was half of what we wanted then at least it can be said that it was twice as good.

FOOD MATCH

This one's a whole heap crisper and drier than your average Gris. There’s a reason for that – it’s all about the food. If it swims, has fins and scales, and goes glub glub you are onto a winner.

SCORES / RATINGS

Coming soon.