Category Archives: Pinot Gris

Kim Crawford Pinot Gris 2012

Chairman’s Selection New Zealand PLCB Code# 33292 Aromas of lemon, apple, peach, floral.  A touch of sweetness. Flavors of lychee, peach, orange zest, melon and spice. Luscious, almost oily texture. Good-Very Good   www.rationalwine.com Nice flowery nose with peach, citrus, and … Continue reading

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Helfrich Pinot Gris 2008

 $5.99 Alsace, France PLCB Code# 32981   Creamy and aromatic, with white pepper and hints of mineral mixing with the honeysuckle, yellow peach, quince and mango notes. Juicy acidity and a pleasant grapefruit peel note provide balance. Delicious. Drink now … Continue reading

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Little Black Dress Pinot Grigio 2011

 $11.99 California PLCB Code# 3170   Reviews of the 2010:   A nice light white wine with optimal flavor and acidity. Bright aromas of apple, pear and lemongrass followed by those of lively orange and tangerine. A balanced mouth-feel full … Continue reading

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Montinore Estate Pinot Gris 2009

$8.99 Willamette Valley, OregonPLCB Code #32200 This refreshing white is redolent of grapefruit and almond, with a lingering finish. Drink now. 9,461 cases made. –HS 87 Points Wine Spectator Dec 31, 2010 Grapefruit, mineral, and a little buttery.  Crisp, dry and refreshing.  … Continue reading

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Elk Cove Pinot Gris Willamette Valley 2009

$16.99 Willamette Valley, Oregon PLCB Code# 20972   Light and fragrant, this is juicy with pear, apple and lime flavors, hinting at almond flowers on the finish. Drink now through 2012. 18,430 cases made. –HS #79 in the Top 100 list for … Continue reading

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Pirie South Estelle 2006

$9.99 Tasmania, Australia Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 17611 Dr. Pirie calls the 2006 Estelle “an upscale Edelzwicker,” composed of 50% Riesling, 30% Gewurztraminer, and 20% Pinot Gris. It offers a spicy nose with floral and tropical notes followed by a … Continue reading

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