Montinore Pinot Gris 2022, Willamette Valley, Oregon

Established in 1982, Montinore Estate is one of the largest producers of certified estate wines made from Biodynamic® grapes in the country. Seven different Pinot Gris vineyard blocks contribute to this wine’s complexity and character. Each growing site off ers slightly di fferent fruit characteristics which, when blended, creates additional personality and complexity. e wine was fermented in stainless steel, with a mixture of yeasts, including indigenous. Variations in pressing cycles, yeasts, vessel size, temperature and lees ageing allow for a level of intricacy that allows us to produce an estate Pinot Gris that exempli es our special and unique location in the Willamette Valley. “Our award-winning Pinot Gris is a versatile crowd pleaser with intensely fruit-forward aromas. The 2020 vintage opens beautifully with notes of pomelo, honeydew melon, and peaches and cream. The mid-palate is soft and plush, with flavors of lemon tart, green apple and citrus pith. A bright, cleansing acidity offers a quenching finish. The fresh and clean palate of this wine makes it highly versatile and beloved all year round.” – winery