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| ||Tasted by ub40guy on 6/12/2012 & rated 91 points: Unique and complex. Pear and apple on the nose, with hints of vanilla custard. This Pinot Gris has weight and viscosity, presumabley from the sur lie aging and oak regimine. Peach and nectarine stone fruits with a lush creamy texture. Finishes with mouth watering acidity. (523 views)|
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King Estate winery in Oregon in this 2003 photograph.
Pinot GrisFrom Pinot Gris Wikipedia entry:
Wines made from the Pinot gris vary greatly and are dependent on the region and wine making style they are from. Alsatian Pinot gris are medium to full bodied wines with a rich, somewhat floral bouquet. They tend to be spicy in comparisons with other Pinot gris. While most Pinot gris are meant to be consumed early, Alsatian Pinot gris can age well. German Pinot gris are more full-bodied with a balance of acidity and slight sweetness. In Oregon the wines are medium bodied with a yellow to copper-pink color and aromas of pear, apple, and/or melon. In California, the Pinot gris are more light bodied with a crisp, refreshing taste with some pepper and arugula notes. The Pinot grigio style of Italy is a light-bodied, often lean wine that is light in color with sometimes spritzy flavors that can be crisp and acidic. Although this wine can be very sweet, it will begin to lose its acidity when it is nearly ripe.
Pinot gris is considered an "early to market wine" that can be bottled and out on the market within 4–12 weeks after fermentation.
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