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2008 Gustave Lorentz Pinot Grigio & Pinot Gris (Other than Italy) "Reserve"

Gustave Lorentz 2008 Reserve Pinot Gris

Winery: Gustave Lorentz

Vintage: 2008

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Reserve"

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

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Gris

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Alsace

State or country: France

Price: $20

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 86 (based on 2 reviews)

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

Review date: March 25, 2011

Wine Review: This pale yellow colored Pinot Gris opens with a faint apricot bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and displays a very nice blend between its fruit and acidity. The flavor profile is a tasty tangerine with hints of cinnamon and peach. I also detected a touch of minerality. The finish is dry, but not too dry. It leaves a pleasant and refreshing mouthfeel. I would pair this wine with some grilled trout. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: The 2008 Gustave Lorentz Pinot Gris Reserve is light, fresh, dry, with a touch of spice and smokiness. There's good acidity as well as a core of more weighty ripe pear flavors. This Pinot Gris is great with fresh fruits, shellfish, lighter poulty and semi-soft cheeses.

Organic status: not organic

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