2018 Pinot Gris

Sonoma, CA

  • Producer

    Jolie-Laide

  • What we love

    Former Wind Gap winemaker Scott Schultz brings his winemaking talents to Jolie-Laide, a small production winery situated in the heart of Sebastopol, California. Fruit is picked early, crushed by foot, and whole clustered soaked which adds texture and gives the final wine a beautiful rosé Champagne color. Wildly perfumed of melon, peaches, bergamot, and kaffir lime leaf. This is not your grandma’s Pinot Grigio… I love it!

$33.00

About this Wine

Flavor packed, skin-contact Pinot Gris from a very talented producer. ‘Orange’ wine fans, this one’s for you. Three days on the skins gives the wine a lightly tannic pull, which ultimately leads to a lasting, lingering finish. This wine continues to shatter any preconceived notion of California Pinot Gris. You won’t be disappointed, this is a fabulous, geeky, versatile wine that is perfect for the dinner table and the couch. Cheers!

92 points, Antonio Galloni

 

  • Technical Data:
  • 100% Pinot Gris
  • Alcohol: 12.0%
  • Drink now through 2028
  • Winemaking: Picked early to preserve acidity and crushed by foot for a 3-day whole cluster soak which adds texture while lending a beautiful rosé Champagne-like color. All wild ferment in a combination of stainless and neutral oak, then aged all in neutral barrels.

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