J Vin Gris Russian River Valley 2008
Whole grape clusters were hand-harvested and pressed gently in J's uniquely gentle Coquard press, which minimizes extraction of harsh components from the skins and seeds. Each vineyard is fermented on its own, often broken into multiple lots, using a variety of yeast. The juice is kept in 100% stainless steel, is fermented slowly at cool temperatures, and undergoes no malolactic fermentation. This preserves the integrity of the fruit allowing full expression of each vineyard.
Crisp fresh apple and pear tart. Very nice! - Tasted at winery Feb 2011
This is a light and fruit forward wine that has enough depth to compliment a number of chicken, light pork and white seafood dishes. By itself, it's crispiness makes it a hit on a warm day. We like it because it seems to bridge Fume and Grigio drinkers - a great selection for a social gathering!
Food Pairings for J Vin Gris Russian River Valley
The 2008 J Pinot Gris Russian River Valley has an enticing bouquet of white peach, orange blossom and honeysuckle, with hints of mango and jasmine. The soft entry and velvety mouthfeel unfold into flavors of sweet summer melon and Meyer lemon cream. There is a hint of honey on the palette that compliments the fruit and acid nicely. This well-balanced, multi-layered wine is a great companion to a variety of foods, from spicy Thai cuisine to Thanksgiving Dinner, as well as a beautiful stand-alone summer sipper.
12,000 cases produced.
|Sugar: 0.25 grams per liter||Total Acidity: 0.58 grams per liter|
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