2018 Sokol Blosser Willamette Valley Estate Pinot Gris

Pinot Gris done differently via an organic producer in Oregon. Lees-stirred complexity and intense stone fruit are the hallmarks.

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Organic Oregon Pinot Gris that oozes quality and charm, being at once rich and refeshing.

Sokol Blosser makes a range of rare and interesting whites, using different fermentation techniques and lees stirring to achieve greater complexity.

Their Pinot Gris is sourced from their certified organic vineyard in Dundee Hills, though it is labelled more simply as Willamette Valley. It bounces with citrus crunch to begin with, then moves into floral and honeysuckle notes, with a palate of delicate creaminess following on.

A outstandingly different take on Pinot Gris/ Grigio.

We produce a dry style Pinot Gris which accentuates the minerality this varietal clearly expresses. In addition to fermentation size and temperature, the diversity of yeasts used to perform fermentation and the extended period of lees contact prior to blending and bottling contributes greatly to the complexity of this wine.

It is bright, refreshing, and full of interesting flavors. Strong aromas of elderflower, ripe pears, honeysuckle and a slight hint of Armenian cucumber combine to create a captivating bouquet. On the palate, you will experience flavors of ripe melon, lime zest, and lemon pith. This delightful wine finishes crisp with hints of green apple and fresh honeydew melon.

91 Points - "A lemony and spicy white with almond-paste and lavender character. It’s full and rather creamy in texture with delicious fruit and length. Crushed stone. Hints of sweetness at the finish. Drink now." - James Suckling (JamesSuckling.com)

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