King Estate Winery Pinot Gris Oregon 2011
King Estate is Oregon's leading winery. Home to the largest contiguous certified Organic vineyard in the world, King Estate is known world wide for producing Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris (aka Pinot Grigio)
RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.
Juicy but crisp.
My first foray into the Pinot Grigio. Lighter on the nose than the reds. I can spell the crispness and the lighter fruits. Can't pick out anything specific. A very nice palate...a lot of flavors playing in there...the acidity hits after some time trying to pick out the flavors...and it's quite enjoyable. There's no kick on the back end, however the flavors and acidity linger...never too much though. If this is how the Pinot Grigio's are...I'm a fan.
External Reviews for King Estate Winery Pinot Gris Oregon
Light straw color with an emerald green hue. Aromas of green apples, citrus, honeysuckle, white peach, and floral notes. Pear, melon, lemon and lime, wet stone, kiwi, and honey on the palate. The mouthfeel has soft rich entry, nice texture, good weight, and a long lively crisp finish.
Food Pairings for King Estate Winery Pinot Gris Oregon
Appearance: golden, pale yellow Aroma: nectarine, vanilla, honeydew, key lime, papaya, mango, lychee, apricot, honey, clover blossoms, guava Flavor: white raspberry, white peach, grapefruit, melon, star fruit, pineapple, lychee Mouthfeel: sweet round entry, vibrant, bright, crisp acidity, balanced
2,700 6-pack cases produced.
Notes: 100% sur lees aged for five months, stainless steel, temperature controlled tank fermentation
|Alcohol: 13.5%||pH: 3.35|
|Total Acidity: 0.74 grams per liter|
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