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Pike Road 2022 Pinot Gris

There's Pinot Grigio and Pinot Gris. The same grape from two quite different places. If Pinot Grigio conjures up notions of overpriced, underfruited, ubiquitous Italian plonk for you, as it does for me, don't give up on the grape. Oregon Pinot Gris is a different creature entirely. If you have never had a truly brilliant example, here's the one to try. Pike Road is the sister winery to Elk Cove. The fresh, ripe, lively fruit flavors in this new release showcase fresh pears in particular, with further highlights of orange and grapefruit. The natural acidity adds a slee...

 

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