From three estate vineyards, vines ranging from 6-20 years, this spent a day in contact with the skins, providing that alluring salmon hue, before a ferment and an ageing stint in stainless. Tart cherry, gooseberry, mirabelle plum is brightened with stony, salty notes and grounded with a layer of lees. Finishing briskly, this is a lovely look at island gris and the best pg yet from Rocky Creek. Now, if it was only, it was under Stelvin in the future.
-- Treve Ring, gismondionwine.com, 2019