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Cristom Vineyards 2013 "Estate" Pinot Grigio & Pinot Gris (Other than Italy), OR

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93)
Price: $17
KWG Score: 93
No. Professional Ratings: 1
This white gold colored Pinot Gris from Oregon is one of the best Pinot Gris that I have covered in a while. It opens with a mild apple and pear like bouquet with a hint of wet stone. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, slightly acidic, round and voluptuous. The flavors profile is a tasty mild Bosc pear with nicely integrated minerality and a faint hint of minerality and touch of lemon verbena. The finish is dry and its flavors drift away so nicely. This wine is very food friendly and would be a perfect pairing for New England baked cod with Ritz cracker crumbs. It is also a steal a $17. Enjoy – Ken


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