Elk Cove Vineyards 2013 Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, $19

By on August 31, 2014

elk-cove-vineyards-pinot-gris-bottle-nvLast year wasn’t the easiest vintage to work, as it was looking to set a record for heat units until the monsoons of September arrived. Dusty pear, Golden Delicious apple and licorice aromas lead to more apples and pear butter flavors, which are met with ample acidity.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 17,000 cases

Alcohol: 13%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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