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The Stag Pinot Grigio 2020

The Stag Pinot Grigio 2020

The Stag Pinot Grigio 2020

RRP (750 mL)
$20.00
750 mL
$12.50
6 x 750 mL
$75.00

Overview

Overview

Hubert de Castella's passion for the Yarra Valley saw him establish St Huberts in 1862. By the late 1800s it had grown to be the largest estate in the area. The wines enjoyed immediate and on-going success at wine shows both domestically and abroad. The onset of the Great Depression, the increasing popularity of fortified wine and the emerging profitability of dairy farming saw the vineyard revert to grazing in the 1920s. It wasn't until the 1960s that the Yarra Valley again rose to prominence as a wine region and St Huberts was once again one of the pioneers.

After the success and cult following achieved by our St Huberts The Stag range, we decided to bring this bright and crisp Pinot Grigio as a special bottling to celebrate our partnership with the Australian Open.

Varietal Pinot Grigio
Vintage 2020
Country Australia
Region Multi-Region Blend
Volume 750 mL
Enclosure Screw Cap
Alc/Vol 13%
Peak Drinking Enjoy Now
Winemaker Greg Jarratt

Food Pairing

Food Pairing

Beef
Chicken
Fish
Seafood
Duck
Pasta
Salad
Veg
Spicy Food

Taste Description

Taste Description

Nose

Aromas of freshly cut pears, fruity and floral notes with hints of roasted nuts.

Flavours and Palate

The wine is balanced, fresh and crisp. Fruit flavours of pear and citrus are complemented by almond meal textural elements. A lovely acid line trails through the wine.

A great aperitif, match with Asian food – or try grilled fish with a crisp green salad and a punchy, acidic dressing.

Viticulture Vintage & Winemaking

Viticulture Vintage & Winemaking

Victoria

Australia’s second smallest state is home to more regions and wineries than any other. A mix of cool and warm regions means variety is the spice of life in Victoria – from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in the Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula, to rich Shiraz from Heathcote and the Grampians and world famous fortified wines from Rutherglen, it’s a paradise for wine lovers.

A warm and early vintage across Victoria. Yields were average to above average, and thankfully intake was well paced and spaced. All varieties display ripe flavours.

Greg Jarratt - Winemaker

Greg is a natural DIYer who relishes the challenge of making things. Whether it involves soldering jewellery, or making award-winning St Huberts Cabernet, Greg is very creative and hands on.
Following a Bachelor of Applied Science in Wine at Charles Sturt University and vintage work around Australia and in Bordeaux, Greg was appointed Assistant Winemaker and Cellar Hand at Coldstream Hills in the Yarra Valley in 1995. During his three-year tenure, Greg went back to Bordeaux in 1996 and then Languedoc-Roussillon working for La Perouse wines in 1997. In 1998, he moved to the Hunter Valley and made wines for Lindeman’s, Tulloch and Hungerford Hill. Nonetheless he had developed a taste for the Yarra Valley, so in 2001 Greg returned to Coldstream Hills and in 2006 was appointed Winemaker of St Huberts. Greg is a Len Evans Tutorial scholar, and has been an Associate Judge and Judge at wine shows including the Canberra National Wine Show and the Royal Sydney & Melbourne Wine Shows.