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Pinot Grigio, Honea Vineyard,

Pinot Grigio, Honea Vineyard, Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: You’ll first be drawn to the 2005 Pinot Grigio by the almost luminescent green-gold strawlike color of the wine. A swirl of the glass unleashes aromas of pear-blossom and a delicate lemon-lime citric nuance. This Pinot Grigio, however, expresses itself “en bocca” (in the mouth) where it bursts with flavors of appley pear and lemon curd, overlaid with a remembrance of a tropical, hibiscus tea and hints of marzipan. There is an underlayer of flinty minerality and a very pleasing and crisp acidity. Delightfully refreshing as it is, this is a rounded, full-bodied wine with weight on the palate. The texture is silky, creamy and unctuous, but with a nice crisp “bite”. The wine lingers on the palate with a long, brisk and lasting finish. This youthful and vibrant wine should be served slightly chilled and enjoyed while young.

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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