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Wine review: Invivo Pinot Gris 2012, New Zealand

Rating
91.00
Year
2012
Region
Marlborough
Varietal
Pinot gris
Food Pairing
Freshwater fish
Price
$18.95

Best known for sauvignon blanc, New Zealand excels in a few other varieties as well, pinot gris prominent among them. Some producers favour a sweet profile but this lovely example is essentially dry. Ripe pear and peach flavours are carried on a substantial frame, pulled in tight by fresh acidity. Perfect for simply prepared freshwater fish; $17.95 in B.C. till May 3, imported in Alberta by Summit Fine Wines.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More

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