2013 J Vineyards Pinot Grigio & Pinot Gris (Other than Italy) "Russian River Valley"
Winery: J Vineyards
Wine Name/Vineyard: "Russian River Valley"
Wine Category: Pinot Grigio & Pinot Gris (Other than Italy)
Grape blend: 100% Pinot Gris
Region: Russian River Valley
State or country: CA
Cases produced: 800
KWG Score: 89 (based on 1 review)
Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)
Review date: January 1, 2015
Wine Review: This almost clear colored Pinot Gris from the Russian River opens with a green apple, green pear and wet stone bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, acidic and crisp. The flavor profile is a mineral infused green apple and Anjou pear blend with notes of white pepper. The finish is dry and its flavors and acidity linger for a little while. This Pinot Gris would pair well with steamed mussels in a wine and garlic broth. Enjoy - Ken
Winemaker Notes: With a bouquet of tropical flavors, peaches and honeysuckle, the aromas introduce crisp, lovely layers of white peach, white flower, chamomile and a spritz of lime. This wine sports bright acidity, making it suitable to pair with a variety of foods, from spicy Thai to Indian curry-influenced cuisines. Also try shellfish with tropical salsa or slow-cooked pork loin served with peach chutney.
Organic status: not organic
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