Ponui Island – population of nine, the odd boy scout camp and home to New Zealand’s only feral donkey breed, the Ponui Donkey!.
Located south east of Waiheke Island in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf it’s also where the crew at Man O’ War produce some of the fruit for their most prized Pinot Gris, the Exiled.
There’s a fair bit of excitement around this latest 2020 release of Exiled Pinot Gris. The Man O’ War crew called said “The 2020 Exiled Pinot Gris is totally exotic almost like a tiki drink…Bottled with a natural spritz leftover from the fermentation process 2020 Exiled is the best goddamned drink you can have for breakfast lunch and dinner – word.”
Exiled has a cult like following. If you like your Gris lush, softly textured and just a touch on the sweeter side then you’ll join the hordes of Exiled fanatics out there. Drink this one over the next 3-4 years with spicy Asian cuisine, seafood and chicken dishes.