Pinot Gris / Pinot Grigio

Aug 072011
2010 Van Duzer Estate Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, Oregon, $16 (S) – Rating 88

The 2010 Van Duzer Pinot Gris is a zippy dry wine with nice round flavors of pear, honeysuckle, apple and white fruit. A touch of ripe pineapple citrus rounds out the flavors of this beauty. As super patio sipper that will sure to be a crowd pleaser. Pair with grilled white fish, shell fish or a summer salad topped with poppy seed dressing.

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Jun 062011
2010 J Vineyards & Winery Pinot Gris, Healdsburg, CA, $16 (S) – Rating 90

This Pinot Gris from J Vineyards is really an outstanding wine. Often Pinot Gris is overly acidic and thin, but this one is a winner even from a man’s perspective. Nice flavors of apricot, honey and citrus with a touch of mineral acidity layer beautifully into a very easy drinking wine. We served J Pinot Gris with artichoke bruschetta topping on toast points… Delicious!

Oct 192010
2009 Carneros, CA $24 (S) Rating 90

Not usually a fan of “Housewife Crack” Pinot Grigio but this is an exception. Very rich & creamy without a tarty bite. Wonderful fruit and lush balance. Maybe the best CA Pinot Grigio.