2015 Pinot Gris Willamette Valley
Greets you from the glass with big aromatics of nectarine and Honeycrisp apple alongside ethereal notes of guava and cherry blossom. A vibrant acidity lends freshness to a sweet ambrosia salad of ripe pear and mouth-watering ruby red grapefruit. Ends richly with fine-spun notes of spice cake and candied ginger.
“Vivid and expansive, with tangy pear and cantaloupe flavors that play against hints of lime, finishing with polish.” – Harvey Steiman
– Wine Spectator Advance (October 31, 2016 preview)
“Year after year, one of Oregon’s largest productions of Pinot Gris also ranks among the best in the Pacific Northwest – thanks to the long-range devotion of the Campbell family and second-generation winemaker Adam Campbell…”
– greatnorthwestwine.com (Oct 29, 2017)
Of the 750 Oregon Wines reviewed by Wine Spectator for their “Recommended Wines From Oregon”, two Elk Cove wines made this prestigious list of 32 wines, our 2014 Goodrich Pinot Noir (Top Wine & 94 points ) and our 2015 Pinot Gris (Top Value & 90 points).
– Wine Spectator (March 31, 2017)
Our 2015 Pinot Gris made the Wine Spectator’s prestigious list of the 100 Top Values of 2016. We’re extra proud to see this wine represent Oregon in the category of Rich Whites, a category dominated by old world wines. “Vivid and expansive, this white features tangy pear and cantaloupe flavors that play against hints of lime.”
“One of Oregon’s finest values in Pinot Gris, this offers big, juicy flavors of luscious apple and pear, backed with punchy citrus. The ample acidity tastes of lemon and grapefruit, and a notable wash of minerality…”
– Wine Enthusiast Magazine (August, 2016)