The price of this all-occasion white wine keeps creeping up, but the quality stays high, even as production levels push toward six figures. It's lightly spritzy, pale lemon in color, and tastes remarkably like grapefruit, with a gentle dusting of sugar. As fresh as can be, it should be paired with something like chicken breasts in a citrus sauce. Best Buy.
The 2015 A to Z Oregon Pinot Gris offers exuberant aromas of peach, honeysuckle, lime blossom and kiwi, with spicier notes of orange zest, cinnamon, ginger, basil, plum and kumquat emerging in the glass. The palate is ripe and concentrated with lush fruit flavors underpinned by mineral notes and juicy acidity. The lasting impression is one of great purity and intensity, balanced by uplifting juiciness. This Pinot Gris embodies the great 2015 vintage making an ideal food or quaffing wine that will drink wonderfully over the next two to five years.