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Pinot Gris

Pinot Gris Wine Details

Description: The 2002 vintage in Oregon was the fifth fine vintage in a row. A lovely summer gave us hope, and beautiful weather in September and October again gave us wonderful fruit. In creating the 2002 Firesteed Pinot Gris, we hoped to achieve a balanced wine focused on the abundant varietal fruit character of this classic grape. By blending several vineyard sources from throughout Oregon and avoiding heavy-handed winemaking techniques, we were able to produce a wine that is rich, fruity and distinctive.

Varietal Definition
Pinot Grigio/Gris:
Pinkish-white variety producing a very crisp white wine. Grown in Oregon, the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, and more and more in California, it shows promise for other cool climates. Also known as Tokay d'Alsace in France, Rulander in Germany, and Pinot Grigio in Italy.


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