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Date Printed: 8/29/2014
Anne Amie Pinot Gris 2009
Anne Amie Pinot Gris 2009
(search item no. 106962)
green wine
screw cap wine

Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 8/29/2014: $17.79

Winemaker's Notes:

Aromas of meyer lemon, mandarin, linden flower, orange blossom. Flavor of stone fruit, crisp apples, Asian pear, cardamom. The finish has dry, long, minerality.

SUGGESTED FOOD PAIRINGS: roast chicken, mussels, cheeses, grilled squash.

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About Anne Amie:

When Dr. Robert Pamplin, one of Oregon's most forward-thinking philanthropists and businessmen, purchased the historic Chateau Benoit Winery in 1999, his vision was to create wines of the highest quality to reflect his passion for excellence. To this end Dr. Pamplin has charged General Manager Craig Camp, winemaker Thomas Houseman and winegrower Jason Tosch with the task of developing extraordinary pinot noir. Craig, Thomas and Jason are absolutely passionate about producing wines of the finest quality and have dedicated their lives to this quest.

Pinot reigns supreme at Anne Amie Vineyards with Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc forming the heart of our production. Complimenting the Pinot family, we also produce small selections of Riesling from our Willamette Valley estate vineyard on the hillside directly in front of the winery. As with all great wines, ours start in the vineyards and we are fortunate to have some of Oregons best sites, both those farmed by us and those we contract with to purchase. Our vineyards (as do the ones we purchae from) receive only the minimal required treatments and yields are severely reduced to yield fruit with great depth and complexity.