Petane Station Hau Hau Block Hawke’s Bay Pinot Gris 2018 $27

This tiny estate located out Eskdale-way, manages to turn out pinot gris that’s consistently mammoth in the personality-stakes. With its new vintage offering a creamy, apple pie and cashew character on the nose, followed by a poached quince and roast pear punch on the palate, it’s an ultra-sippable example of a dry-style sip that’ll really satisfy. Upfront it is juicy, slippery and slick, yet it leaves a soft, yellow plum note and chalky dryness on the finish