Wine Spectator 90 points - Bright and lively, brimming with lemon meringue, golden raisin and green tea character. Finishes with zip. Drink now. 71,000 cases made. –HS
The #77 in Wine Spectator's 2009 Top 100 (Dec 15 2009)
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The benchmark for American Pinot Gris was set by King Estate with this wine, it has truly become America’s signature style.
King Estate, celebrating 20 years of Oregon winemaking in 2011, is located southwest of Eugene, Oregon and produces Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and limited amounts of Chardonnay. Founded in 1991 by the King family, King Estate is committed to producing Oregon wines of exceptional quality using organic & sustainable farming methods, meticulous fruit selection, impeccable winemaking practices and judicious blending.
The beautiful estate of 1,033 acres is certified organic and includes 470 acres of organic vineyards, as well as 30 acres of fruits, vegetables, and flowers. The Estate is crowned by the charming, European-style winery, where the winemaking process is also certified organic.