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Date Printed: 9/30/2014
Chehalem 3 Vineyard Pinot Gris 2009
Chehalem 3 Vineyard Pinot Gris 2009
(search item no. 105378)
screw cap wine
green wine

Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 9/30/2014: $13.95

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Shows richness and a great emollience, with a deep blonde color, rich white blossoms, tropical fruit and spice, slate and minerality, and ripe and creamy palate characters. It shows sweetness from moderately high alcohol and slight RS, but is very well balanced and accents rather than overpowers. Melon, mango, passion fruit, and jasmine or orange blossom aromas and flavors abound. A relatively big wine waiting for big foods to match.
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About Chehalem:

With two vineyards on either end of Chehalem Ridge and one in the Dundee Hills, Chehalem is dedicated to reflecting as purely as possible what the vineyard has produced. With minimal processing and without compromising great fruit, Chehalem wines promise good ageing but are very drinkable young. Production quantities of all Chehalem wines are limited, to assure ultimate winemaking control.