The 2022 growing season in Oregon’s Willamette Valley yielded a bountiful harvest. The season started late due to a cool and wet spring, but the pace of growth recovered with a warm and dry summer leading into the warmest October on record for the state. This allowed the fruit to ripen gradually and develop sugars before quickly being pulled off the vine. After harvest, the fruit was pressed gently then racked clean to stainless steel tanks for fermentation. Fermented and held cool between 50°F and 55°F, the juice retained the freshness and purity with which it started. Minimal racking post fermentation and blending for balance were the final steps in producing this Pinot Gris.
2022 Willamette Valley Pinot Gris
Our 2022 Willamette Valley Pinot Gris entices the nose with bright, zesty aromas of white peach and green apple underscored by a fresh bouquet of daffodils and citrus blossoms. Refreshing on the palate, this light-bodied wine comes alive with a good acidity and vibrant flavors of lime leading to notes of warm ginger. A bright and crisp finish.
100% Pinot Gris
100% Willamette Valley
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Enjoy this Pinot Gris alongside a seared scallop and sweet pea risotto or traditional chicken piccata. This wine pairs exceptionally well with anything you might fancy, including your favorite book and a relaxing evening on a porch swing.