Expert's Choice: New Zealand whites beyond Sauvignon Blanc

New Zealand whites,Akarua Pinot Gris 2009
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Akarua, Pinot Gris, Bannockburn, Central Otago 2009 

Inviting, off-dry pear fruit with hint of ginger and orange. A third of the wine was aged in used oak casks and it spent time on its lees. Good weight with a fresh finish. 18.5pts/20
Price: £16.40 Cellar Marque, OW Loeb, The Good Wine Shop, Wine Utopia
Drink: 2012–2014
Alc: 14.5%