2018 Pinot Gris Willamette Valley
Bursting with fresh apricots, mango and honeysuckle, the nose has undercurrents of vanilla and honey. Rich yellow apple, fresh cut melon and lemon overtones lead to a slightly spicy finish with a fine edge of slate and jasmine tea.
“especially expressive this vintage, with inviting scents of Bosc pear, white peach, elderflower, green apple and crushed stone with a baker’s yeast hint. It’s medium-bodied with fresh fruits, a slightly rounded texture and juicy acidity, finishing long and flavorful….”
– Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate (April 23, 2020)
“Tones of lemon, lime and green apple penetrate deeply on the nose and palate. It’s tart and juicy, with a bright profile that will please many.”
– Wine Enthusiast (October 2019)
“Elk Cove’s Pinot Gris is defined by its gorgeous fruit, especially deep stone fruit tastes, subtle strawberry, and touches of orange rind, rosemary and vanilla.”
– Vine Pair (May 14, 2020)