2008 Pinot Gris Willamette Valley

The 2008 Elk Cove Vineyards Pinot Gris starts out with sweet and unctuous aromatics while showing crispness on the palate with citrus and grapefruit. True to Elk Cove Vineyards’ style, a rich mouthfeel leads to 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.


Wine Press Northwest

Outstanding! “It’s fruit forward in the aromatics of tangerine and pineapple, joined by a perception of sweetness with candy corn…”
Wine Press Northwest (January 9, 2010)

Wine Spectator

“Easygoing, with tangerine and melon flavors, lingering nicely…”
Wine Spectator (December 15, 2009)

Wine Enthusiast

88 Points “This straightforward, fruit effort is bright, tart, and full of lemon and melon flavors, with a touch of spice for added interest.”
Wine Enthusiast (December 1, 2009)

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Wine & Spirits

“Elk Cove Pinot Gris places in the Top 5 in the 21st Annual Restaurant poll!”
Wine & Spirits (April 15, 2010)

Sunset Magazine

“……zippy but elegant pink grapefruit and peach get a kick of lemon zest at the end.”
Sunset Magazine (March 1, 2010)

Food & Wine

Pinot Gris of the Year!
Food & Wine (October 1, 2010)