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Date Printed: 7/31/2014
Kris Pinot Grigio 2011
Kris Pinot Grigio 2011
(search item no. 117673)
screw cap wine
has fluid
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PRICE ON 7/31/2014: $13.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2002 International Wine Cellar rating: 86 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Pale yellow with green reflections, Kris offers enticing aromas of acacia flowers, citrus, tangerine, apricots, and hints of almonds.

Recommended with risotto, tossed salads, delicately-flavored homemade pasta, roasted vegetables, omelettes, quiche, grilled white meats, or salmon.

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About Kris:

Kris wines are a joint effort of winemaker Franz Haas and Winebow. Winebow founder and CEO Leonardo LoCascio first met Franz Haas on a visit to Italy in the late 1990s. Immediately impressed with Haas' mastery of winemaking analytics and his painstaking attention to detail in all aspects of vineyard management and winemaking, Winebow began importing Haas wines into the U.S.

Recognizing Haas' winemaking talent and sensing a tremendous market opportunity for well-crafted, reasonably priced "lifestyle wines" in the U.S. market, LoCascio approached Haas about developing top-notch Pinot Grigio and Merlot to be sold in the U.S. under a new label, Kris. Haas agreed, and in his characteristically meticulous fashion, set about laying the groundwork for this new enterprise.

In developing Kris, Haas examined pre-existing vineyards, and carefully explored new sites with soils and locations comparable to his own, in order to plant new vines. The resulting wines, Kris Pinot Grigio and Heart Merlot, have exceeded expectation in both quality and value.