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Eyrie Vineyards Pinot Gris Oregon 2009

Winemaker's Notes:

Medium body and balanced acidity make Eyrie's Pinot gris a versatile food wine; Lett's favorite match for his Pinot gris is salmon, which shares the wines slightly velvety texture and subtle flavors, both highlighted by the wine's hints of vanilla and cedar.

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The Eyrie Vineyards:
Quality winegrowing in America was in its infancy in the 1970’s. The Spurrier tasting in Paris in 1976 gave the first international credibility to California Cabernet and Chardonnay. Three years later, again in Paris, and the following year in Beaune, The Eyrie Vineyards 1975 Pinot noir brought international attention to Oregon, a wine region unfamiliar to almost anyone except a handful of hard... Read more
Quality winegrowing in America was in its infancy in the 1970’s. The Spurrier tasting in Paris in 1976 gave the first international credibility to California Cabernet and Chardonnay. Three years later, again in Paris, and the following year in Beaune, The Eyrie Vineyards 1975 Pinot noir brought international attention to Oregon, a wine region unfamiliar to almost anyone except a handful of hardy pioneers. With these two tastings, Oregon won its first recognition as the New World home for Pinot noir. Read less

Medium body and balanced acidity make Eyrie's Pinot gris a versatile food wine; Lett's favorite match for his Pinot gris is salmon, which shares the wines slightly velvety texture and subtle flavors, both highlighted by the wine's hints of vanilla and cedar.

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