ansom wines, located in Matakana, North Island, is a superstar of the Auckland Wine Region. Established in 1993 they have developed a reputation for producing premium wines by husband and wife team Robin and Gabriel Ransom. This family enterprise are specialist in the classic French varieties and all their grapes are grown in the Mahurangi River Vineyard in the Matakana-Mahurangi region just north of Auckland.
100% Pinot Gris. These wines have great elegance and finesse based firmly in the philosophy of respecting the unique soil, climate, topography and vineyard management which makes this area of New Zealand so unique.
Honeysuckle and limes
Light, fresh, crisp and dry, this is a subtle, immensely satisfying, yet versatile wine. Slightly honeyed with hints of pears and pineapple and minerally finish. Very pleasant on a summer afternoon, or to accompany a range of delicately flavoured foods.
FOOD MATCH: Seafood, spicy Asian food
Other wines produced: K. Syrah, Dark Summit