The wine is definitely a Pinot Gris as opposed to a Pinot Grigio. It's fat, oily, floral, apple, pear, etc. The food overpowered it (nothing could have stood up to that), but you could tell it was a top-class wine.
No idea where he got it or what it cost. Probably not cheap.
Pinot Gris 2006
Adelaide Hills, Australia