This certainly isn’t a neutral Pinot Grigio as the first impression is of juicy, ripe white peach backed up by tropical fruit.
Rich melon and floral flavours with a completely dry finish. If you like your Marlborough Sauvignon Blancs in the aromatic style, you’ve got to try this: it’s Marlborough on steroids.
Our advice? Get yourself a Thai curry and cool it down with a beautifully chilled bottle.
Named for the ship that first charted the Marlborough coast, Astrolabe Wines is a passion project that celebrates the iconic region.
Winemaker Simon Waghorn has spent the last two decades exploring the terroirs and microclimates that shape the area, working with a number of growers across different sub-regions to find the nuances that make this wine sing. Marlborough’s fantastic coastal location is used to the full, with fully sustainable winemaking bringing out its best qualities.
Grape variety: Pinot Gris
Winemaking method: Sustainable
Alcohol level: 13%