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|Drinking window: Drink between 2008 and 2010 (based on 3 user opinions)|
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| ||Tasted by Anonymous on 11/9/2013 & rated 85 points: Creamy and grapy bouquet. On the palate really soft and round with ripe yellow fruits. Low acidity. Still a nice wine. (599 views)|
| ||Tasted by Magnum Jim on 5/7/2008 & rated 87 points: Quite pleasant. Initial nose of melon and apple blossoms. The melon receded after the first half hour and mineral notes came to the fore. Dry and medium bodies with a palate of melons, apple and apricots. (1087 views)|
| ||Tasted by LabMan on 3/9/2007 & rated 85 points: Enjoyed tonight at King Estate with Pork tenderlions.. very nice.. paired well with pork (1312 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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