Category Archives: pinot gris

Josmeyer Pinot Gris 2013

Josmeyer, Le Fromentau, Pinot gris, AOP Alsace, France, 2013 This wine: biodynamic, varietal pinot gris, vinified in stainless steel, no MLF; Diam 5 agglomerate cork closure, 13.5% abv, ex-producer, €15.60 (07/16) Consumer tasting note: a nose of ripe stone and … Continue reading

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Kings Ridge Pinot Gris 2015

Union Wine Co., Kings Ridge, Pinot gris, Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA, 2015 This wine: varietal pinot gris, screw cap closure, 13.5% abv, M&S, £14 (01/17) Consumer tasting note: a quaffable offering, with orchard and stone fruit on the nose, along … Continue reading

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Dom. Zusslin Pinot Gris Alsace 2004

Domaine Valentin Zusslin, Cuvee Jean-Paul, Pinot Gris, AOC/AOP Alsace, Orschwihr, France, 2004. Varietal pinot gris, Demeter biodynamic registered, natural cork closure with inset wax cap, flat-bottomed bottle, 13% abv, Gauntleys, bin end £12 WSET style tasting note Appearance: clear and bright, … Continue reading

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Dom. F Engel SGN Pinot gris Alsace 2010

Domaine F Engel, Pinot gris Selection Grains Nobles, AOC/AOP Alsace, France, 2010 An AB Agriculture Biologique wine, made from botrytised grapes, natural cork closure, 12% abv, 500ml, probably about £20 WSET style tasting note Appearance: clear and bright, medium intensity gold, … Continue reading

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Boxler GC Brand Alsace 2001

Albert Boxler, Tokay Pinot Gris, Vendange Tardive, Grand Cru Brand, AOC/AOP Grand Cru Alsace, Niedermorschwir, Alsace, France, 2001 Varietal pinot gris (these wines have been successively called Grauer Tokayer before 1970, then Tokay Gris, then Tokay d’Alsace, followed by Tokay … Continue reading

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Astrolabe Pinot gris NZ 2013

Astrolabe Wines, Pinot gris, Marlborough, New Zealand, 2013 Screw cap closure, 13.5% abv, widely available, £18 WSET style tasting note Appearance: clear and bright, pale intensity lemon, showing tears. Nose: clean on the nose, of medium (+) intensity, youthful, with … Continue reading

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Barefoot Cellars Pinot grigio California

Barefoot Cellars (owned by E & J Gallo), Pinot grigio, Modesto, California, USA, no vintage given. Pinot grigio, blended with symphony, muscat, viognier and malvasia bianca; screwcap closure, 12%abv, widely available at about £6 WSET style tasting note Appearance: clear and … Continue reading

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