Gibson Bridge Tasting Oct 2018

Gibson Bridge Estate Blend Marlborough Pinot Gris 2015 $38 This pinot gris is deeply golden in the glass, perhaps due to its age and also its partial barrel fermentation and the addition of 12% gewurztraminer already barrel fermented itself.  On the nose it has nutty complexity, musky florals and spiced stonefruit characters.  The acidity is fresh […]

Gibson Bridge Reserve Marlborough Gewurztraminer 2014 $28 (4 stars)

If you thought that gewürztraminer was always going to be blousy, sweet and musky; then prepare for an eye-popper in every sip.  Dry, tangy, yet lean and lithe on the palate with an edge of lychee, manuka honey and a sprinkling of dusty, chalkiness on the finish.  It’s a style of gewürztraminer grown on the […]

Gibson Bridge Barrique Ferment Marlborough Pinot Gris 2013 $46.99 (4.5 stars)

Howard and Julie Simmonds have made it their mission to turn out tiny amounts of stylish, complex wines with truckloads of character.  Only 1800 bottles of this gris were produced and it’s crafted in a dry, toasty style which amps up the interest.  Fresh tropical and quince characters on the nose, lead to musky, chai […]

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