Acrobat Pinot Gris is Wine Spectator's Wine of the Week!

October 18 2011

2010 Acrobat Pinot Gris is Wine Spectator's Wine of the Week

ACROBAT Pinot Gris Oregon 2010 – 89 points, $12, BEST BUY

Light and refreshing, with melon and apricot flavors on an open frame. Drink now. 51,000 cases made. From Oregon. – Harvey Steiman

Wine Spectator editors have selected
this as the best buy of the week.

Winemaker’s Tasting Notes:

Appearance: pale straw with golden highlights
Aroma: fresh pear, citrus, honeydew melon
Flavor: mandarin orange, lemon, kiwi, pear, spice
Mouthfeel: round entry with nice balance between acidity and residual sugar, clean refreshing finish

Technical Information:

Vintage: 2010
Fermentation: 100% stainless steel temperature controlled tanks
Aging: 100% sur lie aged for five months
Analysis: 12.5% alcohol, TA 0.66g/100ml, pH 3.18, RS .57%

Paired Recipes:

Olive Oil Poached Sole With Beet Balsamic Sauce
Fresh Shucked NW Oysters with English Cucumber Foam Verjus Shallots
Braised Short Ribs with Smoked Paprika Risotto

Acrobat Pinot Gris

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