2012 King Estate Pinot Gris Acrobat

Pinot Gris

  • USA
  • Oregon
Drink between 2013 - 2015 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 9

  • Ron Van Holland wrote: (90 points)

    November 23, 2014 - See prior note 7-14-13. This is not a wine associated with aging, but it has evolved nicely, showing more body. Paired fabulously with wild-caught, wood-fire grilled salmon; roasted Delicata squash; and roasted broccoli and cauliflower. Probably time to drink up.

  • chaosmuse wrote: (85 points)

    January 14, 2014 - Peppery kick at the back; melon notes midway. Somewhat viscous, thicker than expected. Clear, golden-yellow color. Relatively clean finish.

  • wineOK wrote: (88 points)

    November 17, 2013 - Melon, citrus, asparagus and a medicinal note on the nose. Nice combination of lime, grapefruit and pear on the palate with enough acidity to cary it. Excellent broad range food wine.

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  • Mike Kopanski wrote: (87 points)

    October 17, 2013 - I think this vintage is a little more rich and concentrated than previous offerings. Right off, the color is almost as golden as a Chardonnay. This is not your typical elegant, light, Oregon Pinot Gris. This one packs a punch close to that of a a Sauvignon Blanc. Nice solid mouth feel with a combination of light, oily, lanolin supporting the lemon, citrus, melon, pear and grapefruit. Adequate, but somewhat understated acidity. A touch of earth and minerality on the finish.

  • Two Winos wrote: (86 points)

    September 17, 2013 - Didn't knock my socks off. A nice glass of wine, particularly at this price point.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type White
  • Producer King Estate
  • Varietal Pinot Gris
  • Designation Acrobat
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region Oregon
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Oregon
  • UPC Code 768675085820

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 57 (27%)
  • Consumed 152 (73%)

Food Pairing

artichoke, chicken, pasta, pesto

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