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2010 King Estate 'Signature Collection' Pinot Gris, Oregon, USA

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Search Rank 3359 What is this?
Over all vintages, this was the 3359th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 3281st

Score: 87  
The Wine-Searcher score of 87/100 is based on the following wine critic score:
Critic Score
87/100  
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Awards
Award Organization Award Year Result
The Dallas Wine Competition 2012 Silver

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Grape Variety

Pinot Gris is a white-wine grape originally from the vineyards of Burgundy, but now found in wine regions all over the world. When produced in the pale, light style popularized in late 20th-Century Italy, the variety and its wines are typically referred to by the Italian name Pinot Grigio.

One of the more famous members of the extended Pinot family of grape varieties, Pinot Gris is a pink-skinned mutation of Pinot Noir. The two varieties are indistinguishable in the vineyard right up until veraison, when Pinot Gris berries take on their distinctive array of colors; anything from orange-pink to pale, ...more


Region
  • Oregon – in the Pacific Northwest of the USA – is one of the world's youngest and most promising wine regions. The state first earned a place on the international wine map in the late 1960s and has secured its position steadily ever since. Although production volumes have remained relatively low-key, the reputation of Oregon wines has not. In the early 21st Century, Oregon is regarded as a world-class wine region, particularly for its Pinot Noir. The classic Oregon Pinot has a deep cherry-red color and aromas of spiced black cherries, stewed strawberries and fresh-cut field mushrooms.

    Unheard-of 50 years ago, Oregon Pinot Noirs (particularly those from the Willamette Valley and its tiny ...more

  • The United States has confidently come of age as one of the world's top wine-producing nations. Its reputation may be founded on the global fame of Napa and Sonoma, but the U.S. is home to countless lesser-known wine regions producing world-class wines (obvious examples include Oregon's ...more

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