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2017 Elk Cove Vineyards Pinot Grigio & Pinot Gris (Other than Italy) "Estate"

Elk Cove 2017 Pinot Gris

Winery: Elk Cove Vineyards

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Estate"

Wine Category: Pinot Grigio & Pinot Gris (Other than Italy)

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Gris

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Willamette Valley

State or country: OR

Price: $19

Cases produced: 23,000

KWG Score: 90.3 (based on 6 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: July 26, 2019

Wine Review: This white gold colored Pinot Gris from Elk Cove opens with a fragrant ginger ale, tangerine and Anjou pear bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, nicely balanced and mouthwatering. The flavor profile is a tasty mild mineral infused green apple and gentle apricot blend with notes of almond and chamomile tea. I also detected a hint of lemon towards the end. The finish shows nice length. This Pinot Gris is very versatile and will be a crowd pleaser. I would pair it with roasted chicken. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Opens with green apple and papaya alongside breezy aromas of fresh meadow. This wine is exuberant on the palate with nectarine and melon, flourishes of lychee and a lingering pink-peppercorn finish.

Organic status: not organic

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