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Date Printed: 9/30/2014
Erath Pinot Gris 1999
Erath Pinot Gris 1999
(search item no. 10072)
Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
PRICE ON 9/30/2014: $14.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2011 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2011 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2008 Wine & Spirits rating: 88 points
1998 Wine Enthusiast rating: 85 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Erath's Pinot Gris is wild yeast fermented in stainless steel at a very cool temperature and is bottled early to highlight its delicious fruit. The style is opulent and spicy with excellent balancing acidity. The Pinot Gris sees one-to-two months in mostly old French oak to further round out the texture acidity and low pH lands it in a crisp and vibrant off-dry style. It is amazingly food friendly with a broad array of seafoods, poultry, pork dishes, spicy foods, and fruit with cheese.
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About Erath Vineyards:

As one of Oregon's wine pioneers, Erath winery's founder, Dick Erath, was driven by the belief that the future of Pinot Noir was in Oregon. Today, Erath's wines are an expression of the land that the winery has cultivated for more than 40 years, longer than any other winery in the Dundee Hill of Oregon. Winemaker, Gary Horner, who shares Dick Erath's background in science and a reverence for Oregon's unique terroir, strives to reveal classic Oregon Pinot: light, delicate and fruit-forward. Horner takes pride in making a range of Pinot Noir styles, from the hugely-popular Oregon blend to the highly-acclaimed, limited-edition, single-vineyard selections. His goal is to make the best Pinot Noir the region has to offer - it is time-honored, authentic and uniquely Oregon.