Nine Hats 2014 Benches Vineyard Pinot Gris, Horse Heaven Hills, $12

By on February 25, 2016

nine-hats-the-benches-pinot-gris-2014-labelBest Buy! Long Shadows Vintners in Walla Walla continues to offer its superb vineyard-designate Pinot Gris at an astoundingly low price, and Gilles Nicault captures our top rating for the second straight vintage. The lovely nose of yellow grapefruit, sweet kiwi and clove spice does not disappoint, leading to a stunning mouth feel of delicious tropical fruit flavors that pick up melon and white peach before a dry finish that pushes lemony acidity. It earned a silver medal earlier this winter at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition in Sonoma County. These wines are available in Seattle at Esquin Wine & Spirits.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 1,708 cases

Alcohol: 14.1%

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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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