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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Brand NameKim Crawford
other wines reviewed
Wine NamePinot Grigio
Vintage (Year)2012
Wine ClassWhite
Wine TypePinot Gris/Grigio
Dry/Sweet Level
(1-5; 5 being the sweetest)
Body Range
(1-5; 5 being full-bodied)
Alcohol %13.5%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 - $20
Site Rating10 (on a scale of 1-10)

Okay, so Kim Crawford makes an excellent Sauvignon Blanc, but they also make two Pinot Gris/Grigio wines; one from the East Coast and one from Marlborough.  The latter is the best and I won't even pick up the former.  Well, I went out today and I needed some wine, and I saw this and had to check my website to see if this one was the one that I am in love with.

The taste is filled with nectarine, apricot and maybe a little gooseberry.  The mouth is just a little heavy giving it the slightest feel of a nice silk.  If this wine were sheets, there would be some action going on.  The aroma is floral, but the finish lasts for a good twenty seconds or more.

This wine would pair perfectly with a pasta salad, herb or grilled chicken, salmon, veggies, turkey, fish and by itself with a good friend.  Pick up some before it's gone again.


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