The 2005 A to Z Pinot Gris is crafted from several different lots of
wine, some produced by A to Z from purchased grapes and others
selected and blended from over a dozen of Oregon's best estates. A
multitude of Pinot Gris clones and styles of winemaking are represented
as facets in this multidimensional blend.
Rich and ripe. The color of the 2005 Pinot Gris is yellow gold with
beautiful flashes of emerald. Powerful aromatics are redolent of ripe
citrus fruits, acacia flowers, tropical fruits (mango, papaya and kiwi),
lychee, powdered sugar, honeysuckle, nectarines and pineapple. A
concentrated wine with ripe acidity. The finish rolls seamlessly off the
mid-palate and lasts forever. The lasting impression is a wine of great
ripeness and opulence balanced by wonderful juiciness and succulence.