Pinot Gris/Grigio is mostly like water, but every now and
then, you find one with some moxie. The first thing in
trying out this wine was noticing the color, which is a very
nice and clean light straw yellow. In taking it in, the
second thing is the nice, delectable, sweet nectar flavor
that makes you think that you're a bumblebee that, though
it's proven physically impossible for you to fly, have found
a way to meet and greet the flowers everyday, enjoying their
I first came across Kim Crawford with their wonderfully
crisp Sauvignon Blanc, but they have definitely 'put their
finger' in this Pinot Gris release, which is definitely
within the best two that I have ever had.
They jacked up the alcohol percentage in this to a heady
13.5%, and that alone puts it into another category away
from other lesser Pinot Gris/Grigios.