2016 The Louie Pinot Gris


2016 was a hot, dry vintage that created a Pinot Gris more intense and ageable than prior vintages on the estate. Sue-Ann fermented and aged this wine in French oak for 10 months to create a dry, round, weighty Gris that balances freshness on the first sniff and sip, with a lovely long buxom finish with hints of smoke. This wine will age like a champion. Enjoy now with seafood, poultry, pork, or composed salads. 

Technical Data

Oak             11 months                              Alc.        13.2%                                           

RS               4.0 g/l (LCBO = 0, Dry)          pH         3.5                    

Total Acidity    6.2 g/l                                Bottled     August 2017                 

Cases produced         88 cases

Wine Making Data

  • Whole cluster pressed
  • Fermented and aged in re-coopered French and American oak barriques for 11 months

 

 

 

 

Natalie MacLean, www.nataliemaclean.com, score : 91/100
The 2016 was a warm vintage which shows in the richness and depth of this Niagara white wine made from Pinot Gris grapes. The wine is named for winemaker Sue-Ann Staff's great great uncle Lewis (Louie). It was fermented and aged in French oak barrels for 10 months. Aromas of white peach and melon. Pair with poultry, veal and appetizers.
 (reviewed on July 4, 2018)

Available for curbside pickup or home delivery!

Out of province customers, please contact the winery directly by e-mail at info (at) sue-annstaff.com or by phone at 1-877-566-1719 to find out about shipping options to your province. We’ll be delighted to speak with you about your wine needs!

We regret we cannot ship to the USA.


Collections: White Wines

Category: Pinot Gris

Type: White


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