Kalex Pinot Gris 2011

Smoky mineral notes, honeyed fruits & hints of bacon fat. Oily & textural, floral fruit flavours, balanced with a savoury, mineral finish 

Eat: Home-made spinach & feta ravioli
Why we love it: 
Fermented warm & left on lees 8 months. Sommelier wine

Region: Otago
Vintage: 2011
Drink: Now - 2019
Blend: Pinot Gris
Size: 750mL

About Kalex


Kalex Wines produces beautifully made, low volume boutique wines from small parcels of premium grapes. Specialising in Pinot Noir and Riesling, Kalex also love to dabble in anything interesting. Winemaker Theo Coles adheres to minimal interference which, along with his philosophy of using native yeasts, low sulphur and no fining or filtration where possible, results in wines which show a great sense of place. Owner Alex Kaufman is a businessman, entrepreneur and survivor. Orphaned during the holocaust at the age of 15, he escaped a concentration camp in Poland and managed to jump aboard a boat to the US. He eventually arrived in America and found himself washing lab dishware for Hatco. After 12 years there and at the age of 38, Alex became the president of the company. In 2007, Alex sold his company and now he has retired believes Kalex will provide another great legacy for his family. His team at Kalex has a huge wealth of experience and are committed to delivering outstanding wines each vintage. Visit the Kalex Wines Website