Pinot Gris/Grigio is a grayish-purple grape that yields a white wine with a refreshing character. It is a versatile grape that produces a wide variety of styles depending on the region and winemaking style; some (like those from Alsace) can be full-bodied with a rich, somewhat floral bouquet while others (like those from Italy) can be crisp and light-bodied with dominating citrus aromas. You can use Wine Enthusiast’s online Buying Guide to find the top-rated Pinot Gris/Grigio among our extensive Pinot Gris/Grigio wine reviews and easy-to-use database. Our Pinot Gris/Grigio reviews will give you a general idea what to expect from wines made from Pinot Gris/Grigio, and will help you find one that best suits your needs.
The best yet in a series of superb vintages for this unique Washington Pinot Gris, sourced from a cool site in the Columbia Gorge. Luscious fruit cascades across the palate, filling the mouth with juicy, textural flavors of grapefruit, Meyer lemon, orange, orange peel and pear. Deeply concentrated and flat out delicious, this performs way above its price point.
The grapes used for this wine are from the original vines, planted almost 50 years ago by David Lett. Rich, sleek and textural, this thrilling effort sets a new standard for Oregon Pinot Gris. Grassy notes are married to lush citrus and apple fruit. The flavors go deep and long, the finish is immaculate and brings a palate-refreshing minerality.
About 22% of the fruit is from the Celilo vineyard in Washington, hence the dual appellation. Despite the carpetbagger grapes, or maybe because of them, this is superb wine. Intense, ripe and concentrated with a beautiful blend of citrus and mineral elements. The finish, which adds nuts and smoke to the above, is a dead ringer for good French Chablis, and the…
I don’t know anyone making better Pinot Gris in Oregon than this premiere property. Rich, ripe, round and sensuous, this lush and textured wine unwraps its ripe fruit in layers of pear/apricot flavor, enhanced with bright spice and finished with flavors of vanilla cream.
Does this sound old to be a current release Pinot Gris? Yes, but the quality makes it worth the wait. A rich, unctuous mouthfeel brings a cascade of stone fruit and mineral flavors, while the aromas boast hints of nectarine, pear and spice. Has a long finish, too. A real find. Imported by Winemonger.
This is the future of upscale California PG. Made from good grapes in a cool climate, the wine is barrel fermented, aged sur lies and given time in the bottle. The result is a dry, tart, delicate yet complex wine. This may be the most expensive PG ever produced in California, but it is an excellent wine.