Eola Hills Pinot Gris 2015

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Eola Hills
Varietal: Pinot Gris
Vintage: 2015
Country of Origin: United States
Retail Price: $15.99

Tasting Notes: A balance of perfume and fruit on the nose, followed by ripe red apples that dominate the entry onto the palate. Fresh-fruit aromas of pear, Granny Smith apple and jasmine flowers. Smooth in body, this refreshing white wine has a lengthy finish that's light, clean and tart.

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Barefoot Bubbly Pinot Grigio

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Barefoot Bubbly
Varietal: Pinot Gris
Country of Origin: California
Retail Price: $8.99

Tasting Notes: Affordable party and picnic sparkler. Light and easy to sip with hints of citrus and orange blossoms. Great with appetizers.

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Wildhaven Pinot Gris 2014

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Wildhaven
Varietal: Pinot Gris
Vintage: 2014
Country of Origin: Washington
Appellation: Columbia Valley
Retail Price: $12.99

Tasting Notes: A bold example of pinot gris that is ripe and very much a fruit-forward wine with its rich and value priced. A slight honey note complements the rich peach and nectarine qualities of this Columbia Valley wine to create a round and luscious white that is medium bodied.

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Kupelwieser Pinot Grigio 2016

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Kupelwieser
Varietal: Pinot Gris
Vintage: 2016
Country of Origin: Italy
Appellation: Alto Adige
Retail Price: $19.99

Tasting Notes: Pays homage to its Austrian roots, this Italian pinot grigio is linier and complex with laser-like mineral elements that are a welcome addition to the crisp and bright green apple and pear notes. A good show of what potential there is in Alto Adige, this wine is quaffable and complex.

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Tesoro Della Regina Pinot Grigio 2016

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Tesoro Della Regina
Varietal: Pinot Gris
Vintage: 2016
Country of Origin: Italy
Appellation: Valdadige - Etschtaler
Retail Price: $20.99

Tasting Notes: An elegant wine from Valdadige, Veneto, that has beautiful lychee and peach notes on the nose and pallet, with a distinct green apple element that defines the pallet. The acidity and minerality provide an excellent balance to this rich pinot grigio.

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Santa Silvana Pinot Grigio 2015

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Santa Silvana
Varietal: Pinot Gris
Vintage: 2015
Country of Origin: Italy
Appellation: Alto Adige
Retail Price: $16

Tasting Notes: Lively fruity aromas with flavors of peaches, pears and apples with underlying mineral and slate characteristics. Well balanced with good acidity and a crisp, dry, lasting finish.

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Comelli Pinot Grigio 2014

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Comelli
Varietal: Pinot Gris
Vintage: 2014
Country of Origin: Italy
Appellation: Ampuis
Retail Price: $21.99

Tasting Notes: In a world bombarded with merely acceptable pinot grigio, this one really stands out! From the I.G.T. Venezia Giulia, it has a rich, mouth-coating texture. There are some floral notes and hints of fresh fruit on the bouquet, followed by lively flavors of apple, under-ripe melon, and citrus. The finish is long, crisp and refreshingly dry. A simply wonderful style!

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Domaine de Reuilly Pinot Gris 2014

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Domaine de Reuilly
Varietal: Pinot Gris
Vintage: 2014
Country of Origin: France
Appellation: Reuilly
Retail Price: $22

Tasting Notes: From the obscure Loire Valley appellation (Reuilly). 100% Pinot Gris. Beautiful light salmon color. This leans to the lighter side, but still very serious. More citrus notes, grapefruit, and maybe some pear. Great mineral notes.

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Dr. Konstantin Frank Pinot Gris 2012

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Dr. Konstantin Frank
Varietal: Pinot Gris
Vintage: 2012
Country of Origin: New York
Appellation: Finger Lakes
Retail Price: $15.99

Tasting Notes: We have to go to New York to find one of the most impressive Pinot Gris made in America. Dr. Konstantin Frank epitomizes the style and gives the Finger Lakes region something to brag about. A wine highlighted by notes of pear and peach on both the nose and the palate, delivering enough acidity for a crisp, clean finish.

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