Pike & Joyce "Beurre Bosc" Pinot Gris Zoom

Pike & Joyce "Beurre Bosc" Pinot Gris

2017 | Australia | Adelaide Hills 750 ml | 12.50 %
  • Tastes like
  • Peach
  • Citrus
  • Good with
  • Spicy
  • Its also
  • 90+
  • Product details


    Pike & Joyce is a partnership between two legendary South Australian wine families: Neil Pike is one of Australia’s leading winemakers, and the Joyce family are 5th generation wine growers. Subtle notes of nashi pear, nectarine and musk, along with a little flint and wet river stones. The palate is medium bodied displaying the pear and stone fruit mentioned above, as well as some mineral/stony textures giving length and structure. Balanced acidity ensures the wine finishes clean and focussed.
    Rated 94/100 by Huon Hooke 91/100 by James Halliday. 

    Variety Description

    Pinot Gris

    There are two names for this grape one is French and one is Italian. The classic region of Pinot gris in France is Alsace. The style is full-bodied dry to off-dry, medium and sweet white wines with spicy tropical fruit flavour. Pinot grigio is grown throughout Italy. Typical Pinot Grigio is dry, medium or light in body, with medium acidity and neutral character.

    Country Description


    Wine is produced in every state, with more than 60 designated wine regions however Australia's wine regions are mainly in the southern, cooler parts of the country, with vineyards located in South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, Tasmania and Queensland. The major grape varieties are predominantly Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Semillon, Pinot noir, Riesling, and Sauvignon blanc. Some of the more famous wine areas include Barossa Valley, Coonawarra, Clare Valley, Hunter Valley and Margret River.

    Region Description

    South Australia

    The South Australian wine industry is responsible for more than half the production of all Australian wine. South Australia has a vast diversity in geography and climate which allows the state to be able to produce a range of grape varieties-from the cool climate Riesling variety in the Clare Valley to the big, full bodied Shiraz wines of the Barossa Valley. Some of Australia's best-known wines like Penfolds Grange, Jacob's Creek, Yalumba and Henschke Hill of Grace are produced here, as well as many of Australia's mass-produced box wines.