This affordable Pinot Gris seems to have a little residual sugar; the flavors are rounded out with a hint of sweetness, much like a California Chardonnay. The spicy pear fruit is full-bodied and varietally correct. Not a complex wine, but fine for everyday enjoyment.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.