Montinore Estate Pinot Gris ­ -Forest Grove Or 2007

Winemaker's Notes:

The cooler growing season in 2007 produced white wines with great aromatics and a bright fresh character. Our 07 Pinot Gris is no exception. It is very aromatic with notes of fresh ripe pear yellow apple and a pleasant floral/herbal accent. On the palate it bursts into flavors of ripe honeydew melon with hints of mango overlaying ripe apple/pear character. The long finish is dry fresh and crisp with a sweet/tart apple essence and distinct mineral qualities. Winery Notes.

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Montinore Estate:
Montinore Estate is a family owned and operated winery in the northern Willamette Valley that produces Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Gewürztraminer and Müller-Thurgau. Here we make wine only from the grapes we grow. All of our 230 acres of grapes are farmed using the strict methods of Biodynamic farming. In addition, we honor Demeter USA's winemaking standards in our winery... Read more
Montinore Estate is a family owned and operated winery in the northern Willamette Valley that produces Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Gewürztraminer and Müller-Thurgau. Here we make wine only from the grapes we grow. All of our 230 acres of grapes are farmed using the strict methods of Biodynamic farming. In addition, we honor Demeter USA's winemaking standards in our winery practices. Our mission is to create unique wines that are true to their varietal characteristics as well as to this special corner of the Willamette Valley. Read less
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Member Reviews for Montinore Estate Pinot Gris ­ -Forest Grove Or

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Snooth User: JohnnyRocketts
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3.50 5
08/23/2009

Nice lite wine with tastes of pineapple, honey melon, and lemon. Nice finish


Snooth User: oniKaaru
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4.00 5
03/22/2009

Very nice basic Pinot Gris. Light and clean. Would pair well with light cheeses, salads, seafood, white fish et cetera.


External Reviews for Montinore Estate Pinot Gris ­ -Forest Grove Or

External Review
Source: Melange Wines
10/06/2009

The cooler growing season in 2007 produced white wines with great aromatics and a bright fresh character. Our 07 Pinot Gris is no exception. It is very aromatic with notes of fresh ripe pear yellow apple and a pleasant floral/herbal accent. On the palate it bursts into flavors of ripe honeydew melon with hints of mango overlaying ripe apple/pear character. The long finish is dry fresh and crisp with a sweet/tart apple essence and distinct mineral qualities. Winery Notes.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/23/2011

Bright and juicy, brimming with peach, pear and melon fruit. Lingers with beautiful focus on the well-framed finish. A big upgrade for this winery. Drink now.


External Review
03/05/2009

Montinore's Pinot Gris vines are planted in the cool northernmost area of Oregon's Willamette Valley, resulting in a brighter, crisper style of wine that shines with fresh oysters and other shellfish.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/23/2011

Peach-skin color. Smoky melon and apricot on the nose, with a slow-building musky yellow plum quality. Fleshy pit fruit flavors coat the palate and become more lively with air, picking up lime and exotic cured meat qualities. A touch warm on the finish but this possesses easy appeal and would be good with full-flavored foods.



The cooler growing season in 2007 produced white wines with great aromatics and a bright fresh character. Our 07 Pinot Gris is no exception. It is very aromatic with notes of fresh ripe pear yellow apple and a pleasant floral/herbal accent. On the palate it bursts into flavors of ripe honeydew melon with hints of mango overlaying ripe apple/pear character. The long finish is dry fresh and crisp with a sweet/tart apple essence and distinct mineral qualities. Winery Notes.

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