Orange" wine is a category or genre of wine, sometimes referred to as "amber" or "skins ferment" wines. The category is defined by fermenting white grapes on skins, a technique more often used with red grapes. The spectrum of how the technique is deployed varies based on the producer or region and a range of grape varieties can be used.
The Real McCoy gives exciting opportunities for food pairing including charcuterie platers, pork roast, risotto, grilled or poached salmon, Lebanese dishes, Indian cuisine, sushi, hard cheeses and a new favourite - fish and chips!
Winemaker: Grant Taylor
100% Pinot Gris fruits from the Valli Gibbston vineyard (Central Otago)
Only 110 cases produced in 2017
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