Tyee Wine Pinot Gris 1996

Pinot Gris/Grigio from Willamette Valley, Oregon

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Item No. 3222
  • white wine

Winemaker's Notes

Our Pinot gris has ripe citrus and melon aromas with crisp, refreshing flavors and nutty, spicy, smoky notes reminiscent of roasted hazelnuts. Pinot gris, the gray-pink sister to Pinot noir, has rapidly become a signature white wine variety for the Willamette Valley of Oregon and is produced from vine cuttings imported from Alsace, France.

Learn About Tyee Wine

Tyee Wine Cellars was founded in 1985 by two couples, David and Margy Buchanan, and Barny Watson and Nola Moiser. Tyee Wine Cellars is located in the heart of the Willamette Valley near Corvallis, Oregon. Our vineyard and winery are on the Buchanan Family Century farm nestled between the foothills of Oregon's Coast Range and the valley floor, in close proximity to a winding creek. With rich soils and a moderate, cool climate, the Willamette Valley is similar in terroir to the great wine regions of Burgundy, France and Northern Italy.

Learn About Willamette Valley

(will-AAM-it) Named for the river that runs through the valley from Portland to Eugene, Willamette Valley is home to some of the best Pinot Noir vineyards in the Northwest. While along the same north/south line as Seattle, the Willamette Valley is protected from Pacific rains by the Coast Range on the western border and the Cascade Ranges to the east. Though sunshine is...

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Learn About Pinot Gris/Grigio

Pinot Gris/Grigio(PEE-noh gree/GREE-jee-oh) While Pinot Grigio is in fact the same grape as Pinot Gris (just the Italian take on it), the differences of wine they create can be immense. Pinot Gris' most popular and successful region is Alsace, France, an area of the country that actually puts the name of the grape on the label. Pinot Grigio is the Italian version of the grape,...

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