cake Wines 2018 Pinot Gris
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|Aroma & Palate||Red delicious, brioche|
|Style||Supple & smooth
cake’s fruit-forward and heavily varietal Pinot Gris is instantly likeable. Creamy & satisfyingly supple texture and mouthwateringly juicy, notes of Red Delicious, almond biscuits and brioche. Not a common grape for the region, but you can’t argue with the results.
From The Winemaker
100% handpicked, crushed and destemmed then gently pressed, fermented in 1-2 year old French oak (15%). Post ferment, lees string 3 times per week for 10 weeks...this is what is driving the creamy, textured, moderate acid, nutty finish. On the nose you'll get fresh cut pear, fleshy lemon, white peach, spiced honey, on the palate emerges a textural with baked apple pie, fresh cream, cashew nuts, peach and ripe lime flavour.
About the Winery
The young winemakers at Adelaide Hills-based cake Wines, lead by Sarah Burvill, aren’t just an up-and-coming force recently award 4.5 stars in the James Halliday companion; they’re known for innovative winemaking and for a love of fun and culture.
Beyond donating 10% of all profits to local independent radio, they’ve hosted pop-up cellar doors - most recently at Redfern’s Carriageworks gallery in Sydney - art prizes, film nights and more.