2005 Pinot Gris Willamette Valley

The 2005 Elk Cove Vineyards Pinot Gris shows continuity of varietal expression with beautiful white flowers, such as honeysuckle, hinting of springtime freshness, while lending notes of crispness with citrus and grapefruit. Yet true to the Elk Cove Vineyards’ style, there is richness in the mouthfeel to give a full and satisfying balanced finish. Drink this lovely white wine as an aperitif or with a variety of food pairings from salmon and main-course salads to Asian and Thai influenced dishes.

Accolades

Wine Spectator

“#77 on the list of Top 100 Wines of the Year!”
Wine Spectator (November 30, 2007)

Wine Spectator

90 Points Smart Buy! “Lithe, supple and immensely appealing…”
Wine Spectator (August 31, 2006)

Wine Enthusiast

91 Points Editor’s Choice. “Elk Cove makes one of the most refreshing, crisp and nuanced Pinot Gris in the state…”
Wine Enthusiast (August 31, 2006)

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Wine & Spirits

“This Oregon gris is lean, bracing and mineral, with a heady scent of brioche and fresh-cut grass…”
Wine & Spirits (July 31, 2006)

Wine & Spirits

“One of 100 Best Wines of the Year!”
Wine & Spirits (October 31, 2006)

Decanter

Recommended. “Fruit on the nose. Clean, refreshing…”
Decanter (June 30, 2007)