Girardet Wine Cellars 2013 Estate Pinot Gris, Umpqua Valley, $15

By on February 21, 2015

girardet-wine-cellars-logoBest Buy! This two-generation operation near Roseburg, Ore., had no problem ripening their Pinot Gris despite the rain-interrupted vintage, taking it all in by Sept. 27. Aromas of apricot preserves, apple butter and pear lead to dry and brisk flavors of Granny Smith apple and honeydew melon. Suggested parings include crab, sauteed prawns and baked salmon.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 628 cases

Alcohol: 12%

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